Man Accidentally Shoots Wife While Hunting

WOODLAKE, TX(KTRE)- According to Angelina County Game Warden Captain Phillips, Delbert and Donna Smith of Lufkin were hunting deer at the Woodlake Hunting Club in Trinity County on November 30th.

Smith was showing a hunting rifle seven magazine to another hunter in the back seat of a truck.

The safety on that gun was not on when Smith grabbed it, the gun discharged, and the bullet went through the truck door striking his wife in the stomach and hip.

Smith later died at a local hospital.