Cass County official: Man injured after bullet ricochets off armadillo

Published: Jul. 30, 2015 at 12:04 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 30, 2015 at 12:35 PM CDT
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CASS COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Cass County Sheriff's officials are investigating an early morning shooting in the Marietta area.

According to officials with the sheriff's department, they are investigating a possible accidental shooting that happened just before 3 a.m., Thursday in the 27,000 block of Highway 77. The man involved told deputies he was shooting at an armadillo and the bullet ricocheted and hit him in the head.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.

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