Hunter Dies In Shooting

By Jim Madalinsky

Published 12/07 2013 09:13PM

Updated 12/07 2013 09:17PM

ADAMS TOWNSHIP, CAMBRIA COUNTY - A local hunter was shot and killed Saturday afternoon in Adams Township, Cambria County.

Dispatch received a call of a hunter being shot in the abdomen with a high powered rifle around 3:30pm Satuday. The man died at the scene.

The Cambria County Coroner says the gunshot was not self-inflicted. The victim was hunting with a group of nine people on private property off Steestown Road.

The Coroner's Office and the State Game Commission are investigating the shooting. An autopsy is scheduled for Sunday morning.

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