Inverness man killed, son, 15, wounded in hunting accident
November 22, 2011
An Inverness man was killed and his 15-year-old son was injured
in a deer hunting accident over the weekend in Jo Daviess County,
officials said today.
The shooting happened Saturday at about 5:33 a.m. at 17630 U.S.
Highway 20 in East Dubuque, according Jo Daviess County Sheriff
John Hanlon, 44, was pronounced dead at the scene and his son had
been injured after they were shot by from a 12-gauge shotgun,
The teen was treated for his injuries and released from Finely
Hospital in Dubuque, Iowa, Turner said.
Kelly G. Jackson, 53, of East Dubuque, was charged by state
conservation police with misdemeanor reckless conduct because he
fired his gun an hour ahead of legal shooting hours, said Chris
McCloud, a spokesman for the Illinois Department of Natural
Everyone involved was hunting deer and had proper licenses and
permission to be on the property, McCloud said. Jackson was not in
the same hunting party as Hanlon and his son, Turner said.
The shooting remains under investigation and has been turned over
to the Jo Daviess County State's Attorney, Turner IL: said.
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