Sunday, October 4, 2015

Arcanum Man In Critical Condition After Accidental Gun Discharge

Arcanum- On October 4, 2015 at approximately 6:07 P.M. Darke County Deputies along with Gettysburg Fire, Arcanum Rescue, and CareFlight were dispatched to an address on Gettysburg Pitsburg Rd. reference a gun shot wound.

Preliminary investigation shows that Riley Cottrell (21) of Arcanum was attempting to clean his firearm when it accidently discharged striking Cottrell in the leg. Cottrell was initially treated by Arcanum Rescue then transported from the scene to Miami Valley Hospital by CareFlight. Cottrell is currently listed in critical condition at Miami Valley Hospital.

This incident remains under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff's Office.

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