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A man is dead after being shot in what police call a hunting accident near Chester

Hunting Fatality
Posted 10/8/2005 06:56 PM
Story by Shauna Parsons

A day in the woods has turned into tragedy in Hancock County. The West Virginia Department of Natural Resources and the Hancock County Sheriff's Office are investigating what is being called a hunting incident that resulted in one fatality. The incident took place just outside of Chester. According to officials....the man was shot. He was taken to East Liverpool City Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The name of the victim isn't being released pending notification of family. Keep it here to 7 News for future updates.

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