Local Man Shot While Hunting

A Franklin County Hunter is expected to fully recover after he was accidentally shot Friday afternoon. Sheriff Tim Fuller says the man was on the University of Tennessee Experimental Farm outside Estill Springs when he was injured around 4 PM. Fuller says another hunter in the area mistook the mas as a deer and shot once, hitting the victim in the knee. He was airlift from the scene to a Winchester Hospital and was treated fro his wound. No charges will be filed in connection with the incident.

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