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Crime Georgia DNR: Teen killed by man with rifle who mistook him for deer, firearms deer hunting season not open yet

21:30  30 september  2019
21:30  30 september  2019 Source:   firstcoastnews.com

Officials warn residents to stay away from elk after animal seen charging at crowd

  Officials warn residents to stay away from elk after animal seen charging at crowd An elk was seen charging at a crowd of people, prompting officials to warn residents to stay away from the animal.A spokesman for the Colorado Parks and Wildlife told ABC News that the animals are currently in their breeding season and “will very aggressively defend their harems (also known as their family unit).

Deer season for archery is currently open in Georgia, but firearms season doesn't start until Oct. 19. Meanwhile, Glynn County police and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is continuing to investigate how a teen was shot dead by another man's rifle while hunting Saturday.

Bobby Lane, 17, was pronounced dead at a hospital after police say fellow hunter Hector Romero mistook him for a deer, according to a DNR news release.

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Witnesses told police that all of the parties involved knew each other and came to the Myers Hill area to go hunting. Police were called to a wooded area in the 500 block of Myers Hill Road in response to reports of a person shot. Once there, officers met with a group of hunters at Friendly Express on highways 82 and 303.

Police say Romero helped take Lane to this area to meet with an ambulance to take him to the hospital.

No arrests have been made.

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