According to the British “Daily Mail” report, 19-year-old Italian world youth shooting champion Cristian Ghilli died last week when he accidentally shot himself in the abdomen while bending over to hold a bullet casing.
Cristian Ghilli went hunting with friends near Montecatini Val di Cecina last week. On the way back, he bent over to pick up the used bullet casings and accidentally shot himself in the abdomen. He was seriously injured and fell to the ground on the spot.
Friends immediately called the emergency center, and two ambulances rushed to the scene to take the skeet shooting competition junior world champion to the hospital for emergency surgery. died.
Luciano Rossi, president of the Italian Shooting Federation, issued a statement expressing his condolences and regret over the passing of Cristian Ghilli.