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CANADA: Mendon man shot fellow hunter in Quebec

June 13, 2018


A man from Mendon has been charged with manslaughter and other crimes for allegedly shooting and killing a man with whom he was hunting in Quebec.

According to provincial police, 50-year-old John Tompkins was hunting over the weekend in Bearn, a municipality in northwestern Quebec. Todd Herrington, 54, was with Tompkins at the time. Police said they were together in a hunting group.

Herrington was shot dead by Tompkins, but police say the exact circumstances surrounding Herrington's death remain unclear.

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