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BigBuck95 03-31-2010 12:02 PM

Turkey Hunter Killed in Accidental Shooting
 
http://www.redbluffdailynews.com/ci_...e=most_emailed

"The cause of death is still being investigated."
WOW.

Nevertheless, a sad story......

Mojotex 03-31-2010 12:50 PM

Tragic. Unfortunately such happens far too often .... seen it here in Alabama several times over the past 40 years. Folks shooting "movement". I just do not understand that.

Turkey Goddess 03-31-2010 01:35 PM

When will people learn to wait until they SEE their target before they shoot??? Shooting at movement is just plain and simply stupid -

What a sad story. Sad for the family of the man who was killed and also for his buddy who would do ANYTHING to turn back the hands of time... I'm sure...


Kim

J162 03-31-2010 01:39 PM

Which is why if i go with one of my friends i will be wearing Blaze orange. I don't care if the bird see's me, but better safe than sorry. A tragic story for sure. :sad: I hope the man new God.

fingerz42 03-31-2010 02:23 PM

The shooter should be tried for involuntary manslaughter. If you can't go into the woods with the responsibility and understanding that once you pull the trigger something on the other end is going to die, and you can't positively identify your target prior to shooting, you deserve a consequence.

Sheridan 03-31-2010 02:27 PM

Shooting rule # 1 = be sure of your intended target AND beyond !!!

NO excuses !!!!!!!

Garringer55 03-31-2010 05:41 PM

Wow, thats sad... and like everyone else is saying, why the heck didnt he wait to see what it was??

dog killer 03-31-2010 05:50 PM

No accident......just stupidity !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

anglingarchitect 03-31-2010 07:12 PM


Originally Posted by dog killer (Post 3605296)
No accident......just stupidity !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Still sad unless they were drunk then it's manslaughter!

IL-Cornfed 03-31-2010 07:18 PM

Man, every season we see this stuff happen! People shooting at movement and not a target! You would think that most accidents would happen with idiots shooting at someone elses decoy but instead it gets even dumber than that.... shooting at anything that moves!!!!


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