Saturday, January 22

Hunting: an 82-year-old man dies after an accidental shooting in Finistère

An 82-year-old hunter died this Thursday, December 2 afternoon after being hit by an accidental shot during a hunting party on his private property in Tourc’h, in Finistère.

The author of the shooting, aged about fifty, was taken into custody, according to the same source, confirming information from the radio France Bleu Breizh Izel.

The shooter hit the octogenarian while he was on the other side of a pond.

According to France Blue, the victim was hunting game on his private property with two other people.

“This is not a hunting accident but an accidental shooting by individuals on private land to kill domestic animals,” said the prefecture of Finistère.

An investigation was opened and entrusted to the gendarmerie.

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