UPDATE: Victim found at Flying J claims shooting was accidental

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The victim of a shooting earlier this week is calling the incident accidental.

The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office says Travis Hurlbert, 28, of Saginaw, was found with a gunshot wound Monday around 8 a.m.

They were called to the Flying J Travel Center, where officials think he was dropped off after being shot. Deputies were initially investigating this as a suspicious shooting, but Hurlbert told officers it was an accident.

He remains at a local hospital with a non-life threatening injury.

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