Man dies after being shot by another hunter in Newfoundland and Labrador

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A man in his 40s died after Wednesday after he was shot by another hunter near Peterview, according to Grands Falls-Windsor RCMP.

The incident occurred earlier today as the man was hunting in a wooded area outside of Peterview.

“At approximately 8:00 a.m. Grand Falls-Windsor RCMP received the report indicating that a man, who was hunting in a wooded area outside of Peterview, had been shot by another hunter,” the Grands Falls-Windsor RCMP said in a statement.

The statement further added that the RCMP West District General Investigation Section (GIS) was called in to investigate.

RCMP officers from Grand Falls-Windsor Detachment and West District GIS, as well as fire and ambulance, attended the scene where the man was found deceased.

The Grands Falls-Windsor RCMP also added that the investigation is continuing.

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