In Yakutia, the hunter mistakenly shot his friend, mistaking him for a moose

В Якутии охотник по ошибке застрелил товарища, приняв его за лося

A resident of Yakutia is suspected that hunting he shot his friend, mistaking him for a moose, causing the man died. About it reports regional SUS’k of the Russian Federation, reports “RIA Novosti”.

“According to the investigation, the day 20 December 2016 in areas Ampaardaakh located 110 km from the village Orgy of the verkhnevilyuysky district in Sakha Republic (Yakutia), the hunter during the prosecution of the snowmobile moose noticed movement among the trees. Assuming that there is an animal, but it is not so satisfied, the man fired two shots from rifled hunting guns brand SKS in the direction of the trees”, – is spoken in the message.

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Beyond the trees was another hunter, who received end-to-end gunshot gunshot wound to the chest and died on the spot. The body of the deceased friend hunter was taken to the village and reported the incident to law enforcement officials, the report says.

Against 51-year-old resident C. Orget a criminal case under article “Causing death on imprudence”.

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