LEWISVILLE — Authorities say a Louisiana man has died one week after he was shot during an apparent hunting accident in south Arkansas.

Miller County Coroner Eddie Hawkins says 38-year-old Stacy Sewell of New Iberia, La., was pronounced dead Sunday night at a Texarkana, Texas, hospital.

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission says Sewell was shot in the neck Dec. 29 with a .22-caliber magnum rifle. Capt. Jackie Runion tells the Texarkana Gazette that Sewell was hunting with a group near Mays Lake in Lafayette County.

Runion says a 17-year-old was shooting at a hog when he accidentally struck Sewell. Runion calls the shooting a "freak accident" and says authorities don't plan to charge or cite the teenager.

Published: 01/07/2013