A 21-year-old hunter is dead after a Deer Gun season shooting in Royalton Township, located in Fulton County. The hunting accident happened at State Highway 109 and County Road N.
According to 13abc, the Fulton County Sherriff’s Office is calling the shooting a hunting accident at this time.
The victim of the accident is from Oregon, Ohio and his identity has not been released at this time.
There was a group of people questioned that were suspected of hunting deer at the time of the shooting.
Our office sends the victim’s family our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. We have handled several deer hunting accidents in the past and it is tragic that this accident resulted in a fatality.
Hunting Accident Leads to Death
We would advise the family of the victim in this hunting shooting to contact a lawyer as soon as possible. They are most likely able to file a wrongful death claim for the death of the 21-year-old man.
Hunting accidents can be somewhat confusing in themselves, let alone a wrongful death hunting accident, making a lawyer's expertise critical. Contacting a lawyer soon after the accident allows the family to focus on their grieving process rather than the legal process.
The lawyers at our office can be reached at 800.637.8170. They are available to answer any questions that the family has regarding the death of their loved one, can help to explain the legal process regarding hunting accidents, and can further explain the wrongful death claims process.
The sooner the family contacts a lawyer to handle their case, the sooner the weight and worry is off their shoulders so they can focus on grieving with their family. A lawyer will begin to work on the case on behalf of the family.