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Golfer Tees Up Trip To Hospital After Gunshot Wound At Alberta Tournament

Darpan News Desk The Canadian Press, 27 Aug, 2018
  • Golfer Tees Up Trip To Hospital After Gunshot Wound At Alberta Tournament
GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — A golfer encountered a bogey of a much different variety when he suffered a gunshot wound to the leg while participating in a tournament in northwestern Alberta.
 
 
RCMP say the man was playing south of Grande Prairie on Saturday afternoon when he was wounded.
 
 
A witness took him to hospital where he was treated and released.
 
 
Police checked the golf course and discovered there was an organized competition taking place at a nearby shooting range at the time of the tournament.
 
 
Mounties are still investigating but say they're confident there's no risk to public safety.

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