Boater shot in buttocks after his wake swamps a canoe

Tuesday, 28 October 2008
Attention power boaters. If you are cruising around in Florida, make sure you go really slow the next time you pass a canoeist or else you could get shot.

That is exactly what happened a last Sunday. A boater got shot in the butt by a canoeist as retaliation when the powerboat swamped his canoe.

The sheriff's office said that are questioning three suspects and working to figure out what exactly happened. They made note that they are testing the bullet dug out of 20-year-old David Mays, butt as for evidence.

It's not clear if the swamping was intentional officers said.

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David Johnston

David Johnston

David Johnston has been introducing people to the sport of sea kayaking for the past 15 years. He is a senior instructor trainer with Paddle Canada and teaches for several paddling schools in Ontario, Canada. Full Bio.

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