Woman Shot By Neighbor In Hunting Accident

Cheryl Blair was walking her dogs in the woods behind her home on New Year’s Eve when a hunter shot her Saturday night, allegedly mistaking one of her golden retrievers’ tail for that of a deer. John Bergeron, a neighbor, fired a single shot from his rifle and the .50 caliber lead ball tore through Blair’s side.

Blair was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital, where she remains in intensive care. The pellet did not hit any vital organs but fragments still remain in her hip. Doctors suggest that 66-year-old Blair will suffer chronic pain and possibly walk with a limp once she recovers.

If you or someone you know has suffered from an Ohio hunting accident injury, contact our Toledo, Ohio hunting accident lawyers at toll-free to receive a free case evaluation and to request your FREE copy of The Ohio Accident Book. Our toll-free number is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Charles E. Boyk Law Offices, LLC