What do they say about filing off the front sight of your handgun....Juneau hunter survives grizzly attack
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- A Juneau doctor has asked to be released from the hospital, hours after being attacked by a grizzly while deer hunting.
Officials at Bartlett Regional Hospital say John Raster had surgery for a hand injury and was to be released Friday afternoon.
Raster was part of a deer party hunting about 28 miles south of Juneau.
He was taking photos when the bear came out of the woods and attacked him.
He had time to shoot once with his pistol before being attacked.
KINY-AM reports the bear dragged Raster into the water and then left.
Alaska State Troopers say the fate was the bear was unknown.