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February 18, 2013

Firefighter aims to shoot cow, hits firefighter instead

Reports say that the two firefighters were responding to a report of an injured cow in a road when the accident happened

By EMS1 Staff

TALLADEGA COUNTY, Ala. — A firefighter attempting to shoot a charging cow accidentally shot a fellow firefighter.

The Daily Home reported that the two firefighters were responding to a report of an injured cow in a road Wednesday night when the accident happened.

When the animal became agitated and attempted to charge at one of the firefighters, the firefighter pulled a handgun and aimed a shot at the cow.

The injured firefighter was transported to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Police said no charges will be filed.

 

 

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