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Lake Borgne Coast Guard Rescue

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LAKE BORGNE - The U.S. Coast Guard used a helicopter to rescue a man suffering from a gunshot wound near Lake Borgne Friday morning.

The Coast Guard received a report of a man who sustained an accidental gunshot wound to his lower back while duck hunting at 9:55 a.m. The aircrew arrived on scene at 10:38 a.m. and hoisted the man onto the helicopter and transported him to a New Orleans hospital.

The Coast Guard says he's in stable condition. 


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