FL: Man killed while boar hunting was a 34-year-old father of three from Loxahatchee Alexandra Seltzer
October 20, 2012
Clinton Haas, 34, was killed Thursday evening while hunting in
the Bridgewater Development near Jupiter with friend Ernie Small Jr.
The 36-year-old Small, of West Palm Beach, likely mistook Haas for a
boar and shot at him, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission officials said. The shooting was ruled accidental but the
investigation remains open.
“At this point in our
investigation, this appears to be a terrible hunting accident,” said
Capt. John Suggs, law enforcement supervisor for the FWC, in a
statement. “As with all hunting incidents, we will conduct a
thorough investigation to find out how and why this hunting trip
ended so tragically.”
While the pigs can be hunted for
sport and food, the two men were hunting them for eradication
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