Bay City man accidentally shoots hunter, accepts plea deal - WSMV Channel 4

Bay City man accidentally shoots hunter, accepts plea deal

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BAY CITY, MI (WNEM) -

A local man could spend up to a year in jail for wounding a hunter while target shooting.

Tyler Guzdail, 25, of Bay City, pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of attempted careless discharge of a firearm.

Police say he was shooting at a dead end sign in Hampton Township in September when one of the bullets hit a truck parked nearby, then ricocheted and hit the vehicle's owner in the abdomen.

The victim, Gabriel Koscielski, suffered a non-life-threatening injury.

Guzdial will be sentenced Feb. 7. He faces up to a year in jail and a $1,000 fine.

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