2 injured after off-duty TWRA officer accidentally shoots them while turkey hunting in Campbell County

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CAMPBELL COUNTY (WATE) – Two people were sent to the hospital Sunday morning after an off-duty TWRA officer accidentally shot them while turkey hunting in Campbell County.

It happened on the North Cumberland WMA Sunday morning just before 10 a.m.

The wildlife officer accidentally shot two other hunter while Turkey hunting near Norma Rd.

One victim was transported and the other drove himself to UT Medical Center for examination.  Both victims have been released.

The incident is under investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

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