Two hunters shot in southern Indiana

MONROE COUNTY – Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a hunting accident that left two Gosport men with gunshot injuries. Eric Strunk (43) and David Dayhuff (48) were turkey hunting on private property in northwest Monroe County. Another hunter was walking along the field line, saw and heard what he thought to be a turkey, and shot the two men. Neither man’s injuries are life threatening. They were struck with shot from a 12 gauge shotgun. The incident occurred at approximately 6:40 this morning. The investigation is still ongoing.

Strunk and Dayhuff were transported to IU Hospital Bloomington. Indiana Conservation Officers were assisted by Monroe County Sheriff Department and EMS.