May 2, 2005, 6:09 PM EDT
FREEVILLE, N.Y. -- Authorities are investigating the death of a
South Carolina man who was accidentally shot by his younger brother
Monday while hunting for turkey in Tompkins County.
James Carter, 28, was shot by his Michael Carter, 24, shortly
before 7 a.m. while they were hunting in a wooded area, according to
Woody Erickson of the state Department of Environmental Conservation.
Erickson said he didn't immediately know why they were hunting in
He said no charges had been filed as of Tuesday. Both me were from
Freeville is 38 miles south of Syracuse.
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