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Hunting Accident Leaves 19-Year-Old Dead
October 7, 2003
MORGAN CITY - A 19-year-old man died from an apparent
accidental gunshot wound while hunting Saturday on Avoca Island, said St.
Mary Parish Sheriff David Naquin.
The Sheriff's Office received a call at 4:23 p.m. Saturday
of a hunting accident on Avoca Island. Naquin said that Jacob Gros, 19, of
1026 Tower Tank Road in Stephensville was hunting on Avoca Island when he
was accidentally shot by someone in his group. The name of the person who
shot Gros was not released.
Gros suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and died from
his injuries, Naquin said. The St. Mary Parish Coroner's Office is
conducting an investigation. No further information is available at this
time, Naquin said.
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