Man Accidently Shot While Turkey Hunting

A man was accidentally shot his hunting partner Sunday near Round Mountain. Deputies were called to the Round Mountain Volunteer Fire Department to check on a gunshot victim. They found 63-year-old Wilburn Shaver with a gunshot wound. Shaver was airlifted to Mercy where he is listed in critical condition. Deputies determined that Shaver had been Turkey hunting with 32-year-old Roy Davis in a wooded area off of Ranch Road. The two men were in the woods when Davis thought he heard what he thought was a Turkey. He fired a shot in the direction and it hit Shaver. Saver had apparently used a Turkey call, which Davis mistook for a real Turkey. The case is under investigation by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. The sheriff's office says that alcohol appears to have been a factor.