NV: 23-year-old dies after hunting rifle discharges
23-year-old dies after hunting rifle discharges
The Associated Press
Article Launched: 09/21/2008 11:42:59 AM PDT
SUTCLIFFE, Nev.—Authorities say a 23-year-old Sun Valley man is dead
after an apparent accidental shooting in a truck near Pyramid Lake.
Paiute Tribal Police Department Sgt. Steve Miller says the man and older
brother were apparently traveling on a hunting excursion when the
shooting happened Saturday morning.
Miller says the FBI and the Bureau of Indian Affairs are
Authorities have not released either the man's name or his brother's.
Miller says the shooting happened on a gravel road, and the brother
drove to a highway to get better cell phone reception.
Miller says the men were hunting antelope using a high-powered rifle.
Miller says the 23-year-old was shot as he sat in the passenger seat
of the truck.
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