A man hunting with Republican gubernatorial hopeful John Oxendine was "sprayed" in the leg during an organized quail hunt in Dade County on Sunday , the Atlanta Journal-Constitution has learned.

Oxendine, the sitting state insurance commissioner, was hunting with his children at a quail hunting preserve when someone accidentally fired their shotgun and an unnamed adult "was wounded superficially," Oxendine campaign spokesman David Crim said. Oxendine was not the shooter or the person wounded, Crim said.

Crim said Oxendine was hunting on land owned by a partnership that includes Delos "Dee" Yancey III, a Rome insurance executive.