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Turkey hunter in Kansas mistakenly shoots brother and friend


April 23, 2017

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a hunter accidentally shot his brother and a friend after mistaking them for wild turkeys in southeast Kansas.

The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism says the victims were shot in face and body on April 12.

Crawford County Sheriff Dean Peak says the shooting was ruled an accident. Peak says the victims were hit by shotgun pellets and are expected to survive. The victims are at the University of Arkansas Medical Center in Fayetteville, which isn't releasing their conditions.

The wildlife department's game warden, Jim Bussone, tells the Wic...

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