- Associated Press - Friday, September 15, 2017

ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) - A man has been killed after South Carolina authorities say a hunter using a night-vision scope mistook him for a wild hog.

Anderson County Deputy Coroner Charlie Boseman tells news outlets that 40-year-old Kenneth Jason Young of Starr was hunting wild hogs on private land Wednesday night. Boseman says a woman hunting on land nearby saw through her night-vision scope something “on all fours in the grass” and fired a shot, thinking she was aiming for a wild hog.

Boseman says the shot hit Young in the head, killing him. Boseman says foul play is not suspected, and the woman’s name has not been released.

FBI deliberately hid Carter Page's patriotic role as CIA asset, IG report shows
In cable the day he died, U.S. ambassador warned Clinton about Benghazi security
Obama spied on an opponent and the FBI lied repeatedly. Trump is being impeached?

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and Anderson County Sheriff’s Office are still investigating. No charges have been filed.

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide