Finger Apparently “On the Trigger”

 A Clinton area man was transported by ambulance after an accidental gunshot injury late yesterday afternoon. The Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Highway 72 West at 6:27 pm. The man told Deputy Johnson he was cleaning his shot -gun and when he loaded the gun and closed it his finger must have been on the trigger. The gun went off, striking him on the left foot. He had his daughter go down the street to get his wife. The shotgun was placed into evidence until the victim comes to retrieve it.