According to 13WHAM News, it was Vienchaleun Kettavong, 71, who was was squirrel hunting with a friend and the man’s son, Vienchaleun Kounnavong, 32, in a wooded area near Rush.
Monroe County Deputies said that Kounnavong fired a shot trying to hit a squirrel, but the bullet instead hit Kettavong. Kettavong was pronounced dead at the scene.
Kettavong’s son says his father was a hard worker who fled concentration camps with his wife and six children in Laos.
According to the DailyStar.com, no charges have yet been filed.
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