World Italian man accidentally shoots, kills father during boar hunt: reports
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Anman reportedly mistook his father for a wild and fatally shot him during a trip in southern Italy over the weekend, an incident that officials have likened to the “Wild West.”
The 34-year-old man, who authorities have not named, was charged with culpable homicide following the death of his 55-year-old father,reported.
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The two men were stalking the boar separately in the thick bush of Sicignano degli Alburni, a town outside Salerno, on Sunday, Italian dailyreported.
The younger man, alerted by hunting dogs to a presence in the thick brush, opened fire on a shadow he saw through the bushes, according to authorities’ reconstruction of events. But instead of a boar, he had shot his father in the abdomen.
The 55-year-old later died at a hospital, thereported.
The pair were in an area where hunting wild boar is banned, according to local reports. Investigators seized both of their firearms.
Michela Vittoria Brambilla, president of a national animal defense league,harsher punishments for hunters who commit manslaughter following Sunday's incident, saying Italy's countryside was turning into the “Wild West.”
Last year, there were three hunting-related deaths in Italy, BBC News reported
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Italian man accidentally shoots, kills father during boar hunt: reports
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