Mercury News Staff Report
A 38-year-old Soquel man died Monday of a gunshot wound suffered
while hunting near the Forest of Nisene Marks Park in Aptos, the
Santa Cruz County Sheriff-Coroner's Office reported.
"Name withheld at the request of family" and two companions were legally hunting feral pigs
on private property, according to the sheriff. About 8:30 a.m.,
emergency dispatchers received a report of a gunshot accident.
Details about who fired the fatal shot were not available late
Emergency personnel took "Name withheld at the request of
family" to a hospital, where he was
Sheriff's and coroner's detectives, who are investigating the
incident as an accident, would not release the names of "Name
withheld at the request of family"
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