Hunter killed in accidental shooting in Forsyth County
April 17, 2012
KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — Deputies say a Kernersville man who was
accidentally shot while hunting Monday has died.
Clinard, 63, was found shot in a field near the 2300 block of Pisgah
Church Road around 7 a.m. Monday, according to Chief Deputy Brad
Stanley with the Sheriff’s Office. The victim was pronounced
dead at the scene.
Stanley said Clinard, who was hunting
turkeys, was shot once by another hunter in the area.
second hunter, whose identity has not been released, was not aware
of the victim’s presence at the time, Stanley said.
said the shooter has been cooperating with the investigation, which
is ongoing. The North Carolina Wildlife authority is also
conducting their own investigation, he said.
details have been provided.
Anyone with information about
the incident is asked to call deputies at 727-2112.
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