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Aveyron: A Woman Killed in her Garden by a Hunter

On Saturday afternoon, believing to be aiming at a deer, a hunter shot through a hedge at Taussac (Aveyron) and killed a woman who was in her garden.

The hunter thought about reaching a deer. But he killed a woman who was in her garden.

The incident occurred in Taussac, to the north of Aveyron, on Saturday 14th October 14, at around 2pm, reports France 3, citing the prosecutor of Rodez, Yves DELPERIE. The man fired his shotgun through a hedge . But the bullet fatally wounded the victim, aged 60.



According to the magistrate, the hunter has himself called for help, which unfortunately were unable to do anything. He was arrested by the police and taken into custody. A judicial investigation was opened for manslaughter. 

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