Two men were injured recently in separate incidents in Tennessee. A Union City man was shot in the chest when a .22 rifle being handled by his girlfriend and her son unintentionally discharged. The man was flown by Air Evac helicopter to Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.
A Martin man unintentionally shot himself in the leg while trying to unload a .45 caliber pistol. He was also flown by helicopter to Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.
The average cost of a non-member Air Evac flight is $12,000.