Crews responding to allergic reaction call find man was shot

First responders who were called to help a man allegedly suffering from an allergic reaction in Pennsylvania say he actually had bullet holes in his neck.

The Public Opinion reports emergency workers found the man in Chambersburg on Wednesday with two gunshot wounds in the back of his neck.

Police went to the area where the shooting was believed to have happened and found a man who said he had assisted the victim.

The man said he was 54-year-old John Black and acknowledged shooting the victim with a .22-caliber rifle that he thought was unloaded.

Black has been charged with discharge of a firearm and recklessly endangering another person.

He has a court hearing May 29.

Black's attorney information is unavailable. There were no details on the man's condition.


Information from: Public Opinion,