WV: 16-year old's life cut short
Bill To Honor Young Hunting Accident Victim
Posted: 12:24 AM Mar 2, 2009
Last Updated: 9:30 AM Mar 2, 2009
Reporter: Carrie Jones
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -A 16-year old's life was cut short last
year after he was shot while hunting.
The hunter behind the shooting, Andrew Hardin, left Nick Caldwell in the
woods where he died. Now, Caldwell's family wants lawmakers to take action.
Right now if a hunter injures someone in the woods and fails to offer
them help, they only face a misdemeanor. Under bill 2695 the penalty for
failing to render aid to a wounded hunter would be raised to a felony
Caldwell's family has started a petition to support the bill and has
placed it at businesses around St. Albans. They plan to take that petition
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