61-Year Man Dies in Troy Hunting Accident
Troy police says that a 61-year-old man died after being shot in the chest with a high-powered rifle. The shooting happened Saturday evening.
An initial investigation shows that the victim was hunting with another man who mistakenly thought he was a deer and opened fire.
Authorities haven’t released the name of either man, and no charges have been filed.
Troy police and Pike County officials are conducting a death investigation.
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