Man accidentally shoots self while hunting with dad, Burke County deputies say

BURKE COUNTY, N.C. — Wildlife officers in Burke County are investigating a deadly hunting accident.

The shooting happened shortly before noon on Monday off of Adventist Circle west of Morganton.

Deputies said a father and son had gone hunting Monday morning when the son, 24-year-old Ethan Hahn of Hildebran, accidentally shot himself near a deer stand.

Firefighters say that shooting was about a quarter of a mile from the roadway.

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