Tulane punter shot in hunting incident

Updated: November 14, 2005, 2:32 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Tulane Green Wave: Tulane punter Chris Beckman was expected to recover from a gunshot wound he sustained at the end of a hunting expedition, authorities said.

Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone said Beckman, 22, of Grenada, Miss., was struck Sunday in the abdomen by a large-caliber rifle bullet that ricocheted off a small metal target at which he and three others had been firing.

The case was being treated as an accident, Stone said. Beckman was listed in stable condition at ...

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