Rabbit Shooting Fatality

THE LEVEN ADVERTISER AND WEMYSS GAZETTE, SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 1929

FIFE SHOT GUN FATALITY

RABBIT-SHOOTING EXPEDITION

A shot gun fatality has occurred at Cairneyhill, near Dunfermline, the victim being James Paton, labourer, the Bungalow, Hilton Road.

Hilton Road

The body was discovered near his home on a footpath, which is skirted by a hedge. There was a gunshot wound in his side, and the shot gun was found in the hedge.

Deceased was in the habit of shooting rabbits in his garden, and it is thought that when coming through the hedge the trigger of his gun had been released by a twig, the charge entering the man’s body.

Mr Paton was 58 years of age, and is survived by his widow and family.

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