Wed., 9:05am: Hunter killed in Portage County

KENT – Authorities say a man from west-central Florida died after being shot in an apparent hunting accident in northeast Ohio.

They say 56-year-old Donald Pigg of Beverly Hills, Fla., was shot Monday while hunting in Portage County and died early Wednesday after undergoing surgery at an Akron hospital.

Authorities say the shooting is under investigation by the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office and police in Kent.

The Record-Courier reports police aren’t releasing details about what happened, citing an ongoing criminal investigation. No charges have been filed.