The hunter becomes the hunted: & # 39; Dead & # 39; bear shot with a gun that jumps up and attacks his so-called murderer

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The hunter becomes the hunted: & # 39; Dead & # 39; bear shot with a gun that jumps up and attacks his so-called murderer

  • Alex Machavo, 22, was attacked and repeatedly bitten by a bear after shooting
  • Machavo and the animal struggled down a hill
  • The hunter's injuries did not seem to be life threatening


A hunter has been maliciously tampered with after a miss-shot could not kill a bear.

Alex Machavo, from Medford, Oregon, was attacked by the injured animal at Shady Cove on Thursday.

According to Andrea Carlson, a spokeswoman for the local sheriff, tThe hunter and his wounded target rolled down a 50-meter dike with the bear biting 22-year-old Machavo all the way down.

Black Bears are around 30,000 in Oregon and are the most common bear in North America

Black Bears are around 30,000 in Oregon and are the most common bear in North America

A second hunter, 24-year-old Nathan Shinn from Phoenix, Oregon, was eventually able to kill and kill the injured animal.

Responding delegates found Machavo on a forest road and had him run to a Medford hospital.

Machavo & # 39; s condition was not available, but Carlson says his injuries do not seem to be life threatening.

Shinn was unharmed. Carlson says the hunters had a tag that they could use to shoot the bear legally.

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