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Marlboro Hunter Shot And Killed By Another Hunter In NH Woods

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Kenneth Brunelle was killed in a hunting incident in New Hampshire on Wednesday.

Kenneth Brunelle was killed in a hunting incident in New Hampshire on Wednesday.

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CONCORD (CBS) – A 31-year-old man hunting with his father and brother was shot and killed by another hunter in Lisbon, New Hampshire on Wednesday morning.

Kenneth Brunelle, from Marlboro, Mass., was shot at around 8 a.m. in the woods off Mt. Eustis Road and pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities are talking to the alleged 48-year-old shooter, who was not in the same hunting party as the victim.

WBZ-TV’s Kate Merrill reports

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Rod Fritz reports.

Wednesday marked the beginning of the state’s deer hunting season.

Including Wednesday’s fatal shooting, only five hunting-related deaths have occurred in New Hampshire over the last 15 years, according to the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department.

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