Man found shot to death after deer hunting incident in Indiana
HARRISON COUNTY, Ind. — Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating after a man was found shot to death during a weekend deer hunting incident, WXIN reports.
According to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Thomas Zimmerman, 58, Borden, was hunting on private property in southern Harrison County on Sunday evening.
At about 6:40 p.m., a member of Zimmerman’s hunting group found him unresponsive. Investigators said he was in an elevated, ladder-type tree stand.
Officers had to use a rope and pulley system to lower Zimmerman to the ground.
Investigators say Zimmerman died from a close-range gunshot wound to the head and no foul play is suspected. Toxicology and other test results are pending, DNR officials said.