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Glynn Co. man claims he shot woman accidentally

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GLYNN CO., GA (WTOC) -

Glynn County police responded to shooting on Sea Island Sunday. 

A call went out around 11 a.m. from a home on Forest Road, which is located in Ocean Forest on Sea Island. Police say the resident, Edward George Johnson, 65, called the Glynn/Brunswick 911 Center and stated he had been shooting at squirrels when he accidentally shot someone.

When officers arrived on scene they found Jane Prendergast, 70, of Sea Island, in the area of hole #5 on a nearby golf course with a gunshot wound to her stomach. 

According to police, the victim had been shot once with a .22 caliber rifle. 

Johnson was arrested and charged with one count of reckless conduct. 

The shooting remains under investigation.

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