Teen hunter accidentally shot, killed after being mistaken for deer, police say
GLYNN COUNTY, Ga. — A teen hunter was killed after one of his friends mistakenly shot him Saturday evening, police say, the Brunswick News reports.
Bobby Lane, 17, was taken to a Georgia hospital and died after arrival.
Glynn County police say the incident was reported around 6:58 p.m.
Fellow hunter, Hector Romero, mistakenly thought Lane was a deer when he was in heavy foliage and shot him, police say.
Romero and others took Lane to a gas station.
He was then put into an ambulance and taken to the hospital.
Police and authorities from the State Department of Natural Resources are still investigating.