CA: Hunter accidentally killed in Sonoma Co
November 15, 2010
Sheriff: Hunter accidentally killed in Sonoma Co
SANTA ROSA, Calif.-Authorities say a Napa man was accidentally shot and
killed while hunting for pheasants with his 11-year-old son and two friends
over the weekend.
Forty-four-year-old Daniel Downs was hunting near Sears Point in Sonoma
County when the shooting happened Sunday afternoon.
Sonoma County sheriff's officials say Downs was found dead when deputies
arrived. They have not released details about what led up to the shooting.
Sheriff's investigators and the state Department of Fish and Game are
investigating the death.
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