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Teen Georgia hunter fatally shot by friend who mistook him for deer

Bobby Lane, 17, was hunting in an area of heavy foliage Saturday when Hector Romero, 32, thought he saw a deer moving and fired his gun, according to a statement from the Glynn County Police Department.

Lane was wounded, and Romero immediately brought him out of the bush and to a gas station, the statement said. Lane was taken by ambulance to a hospital, where he died.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is investigating the death, along with the Glynn County Police Department.

Source: Teen Georgia hunter fatally shot by friend who mistook him for deer

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