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Old 03-31-2010, 07:37 PM
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Yet another DUMB _SS shooting without IDENTIFYING HIS TARGET !!!!

There are far to many IDIOTS hunting!..... hell their not hunting their just shooting!

He deserves the guilt he now has to live with the rest of his life, I feel for his victim and his family, I am sorry for their loss.
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Old 03-31-2010, 08:11 PM
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dang may god bless his family and friends. I hate it
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Old 03-31-2010, 09:06 PM
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That sucks, I hope people will learn from this.
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Old 03-31-2010, 09:08 PM
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Wow it was very iresponsible what he did and to me honest I feel bad for the guy thatcshot him, that's something he will have to live with the rest of his life.
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Old 03-31-2010, 11:58 PM
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There has to be some accountability for this stupid mistake. Sorry, it can't go completely unpunished.
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Old 04-01-2010, 09:08 AM
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One of my wifes friends lost her father the same way. He was dying from cancer and wanted to enjoy some turkey hunting while he still could get into the woods. A trespasser (poacher) on the property saw some movement and shot into the brush hitting him with buckshot.

They all say he died doing what he loved (minus the being shot) and the guy was caught and brought up on manslaughter, trespassing and whatever else.

Really makes you think, I hope to take my 5 yr old son with me some for turkey and deer.
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Old 04-01-2010, 12:39 PM
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What ever happened to actually, "seeing a visable beard" and "identifying that it is indeed a Gobbler", before pulling the trigger????? I can't fathom someone actually doing something like this. No excuse, plain and simple. That person goes to jail for 25 years to life!! It was an accident???? BS!!!

It's like the driver who pulls out in front of a motorcyclist, then claims he didn't "see" him?????

No excuses for stupidity.....
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Old 04-01-2010, 10:10 PM
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When will people learn to wait until they SEE their target before they shoot??? Shooting at movement is just plain and simply stupid -
Absolutely. I mean you should be aiming at a specific spot on a turkey (head/neck). If you can't even see the object well enough to tell it's a human and not a turkey then just exactly what part of the animal did you think you were aiming at? I have no sympathy for bush shooting idiots. Rather than treating events like this as some random sad accident they should at the very least be charging these dangerous goobers with something like reckless endangerment if their victim survives and negligent homicide if they don't.
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Old 04-02-2010, 05:17 AM
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Not only is this tragic, sad, stupid, and irresponsible. But it just gives more ammo to the people that are trying to take our guns away. Anti-hunting people eat this stuff up.
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