BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (WDTN) – A Bellefontaine man is recovering after he was accidentally shot in the mouth by a stray bullet from a pellet gun.
Peak of Ohio reports that Ray Pulfer, 57, was struck Tuesday morning.
Investigators say Pulfer owns a lawn care company. He was working in a yard on Knowlton Road when he was struck.
They say someone fired the pellet gun trying to shoot a deer. The pellet hit Pulfer in the mouth instead.
He was taken by helicopter to Grand Medical Center in Columbus.
His injuries are not life-threatening.
Police did not release the shooter’s name. Charges are being considered.