26-year-old man fatally shot on duck hunting trip in NC

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SANFORD, N.C. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a hunter found shot in Lee County.

Deputies say Robert Devitto’s friends found him about 8 p.m. Tuesday when he didn’t return home from duck hunting alone on state wildlife game lands.

The 26-year-old Broadway resident was flown to a hospital in Raleigh. He was removed from life support and died about 1 p.m. Friday.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is offering a cash reward for information on the case.

Credit: The Associated Press.