FL: Orange Springs man killed in hunting accident
Orange Springs man killed in hunting accident
By Sue Carr Staff Writer
Published: Sunday, January 25, 2009 at 8:34 p.m.
ORANGE SPRINGS — Eric Kisielewski, 25, of Orange Springs in Putnam County
died after being shot with a 12-gauge shotgun about 10 a.m. Sunday while
hunting with a family acquaintance on private property in Putnam County.
Kisielewski's hunting partner, William R. Goethe, 33, of Ocala told
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers that the two men
were hunting hogs and walking through heavy brush when the shotgun
discharged. Kisielewski was walking ahead of Goethe, who was carrying the
gun, when it went off. The double-aught buckshot hit Kisielewski, killing
There have been no arrests and the investigation is ongoing. Alcohol was
not a factor, according to FWC spokesperson Lt. Joy Hill.
Hill said that investigators believe this was a hunting accident. FWC
officers are leading the investigation with assistance from the Putnam
County Sheriff's Office and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
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