4 November 2007 - WCCO
The opening weekend of the firearms deer-hunting season has
claimed one life.
Sixty-year-old Craig Rupp of Elbow Lake was shot in the chest
Saturday morning while hunting southeast of Elbow Lake, authorities
Rupp was a Grant County commissioner. He leaves behind a wife and
two grown children.
Authorities said he was shot while others in his hunting party
flushed deer out of tall grass. A deer jumped up and shots were
fired. One of those shots hit Rupp.
Rupp was taken to Lake Region Hospital in Fergus Falls, where he
The Grant County Sheriff's Office was investigating the incident.
Elbow Lake is about 30 miles northwest of Alexandria in western
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