MI: Michigan teen dies in apparent hunting accident in Brockway Township
September 21, 2012
By Roger Weber, ClickOnDetroit.com
St. Clair County sheriff says Devon Derouin was accidentally shot
by hunter Thursday evening
Coyote hunter shoots, kills teen
A 17-year-old Brockway Township teen was shot and
killed Thursday in what appears to be a hunting accident.
St. Clair County Sheriff Tim Donnellon said Devon Derouin was
scouting for deer on property in the 12000 block of Wilkes Road at
about 7:30 p.m.
At the same time, three hunters had been
given permission to hunt coyote on the same parcel of land. One of
the hunters, a 24-year-old man from Port Huron Township, saw
movement in brush at the base of a tree. Believing it was an animal,
he fired one shot from a distance of about 150 yards.
shot killed Derouin. He was hit by a 22-caliber bullet while sitting
at the base of the tree.
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