Officials say incident appears accidental; Danville resident not seriously hurt


A mushroom hunter escaped serious injury Sunday after he was shot by a Danville man adjusting the sights on his shotgun in northwestern Jackson County.

James C. Wilson, 65, of Kurtz, was treated for minor injuries at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour after the incident reported on Gorbetts Chapel Road in the Hoosier National Forest.

Conservation Officer Phil Nale said he spoke with Wilson at his home after the incident.

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