Hunter Shot and Killed After Being Mistaken For Wild Hog, Police Say

Hunter Shot and Killed After Being Mistaken For Wild Hog, Police Say

March 12, 2013 Updated Mar 12, 2013 at 11:56 AM EDT

A tragic hunting accident in South Carolina last weekend.

According to a report from South Carolina television station WHNS, authorities said a 51-year-old Florida man was shot and killed by a fellow hunter last Saturday after being mistaken for a wild hog.

The shooter was charged with criminal use of a firearm and not having a hunting license, according to the WHNS report. The shooting remains under investigation, according to the WHNS report.

Watch video and read the WHNS report HERE.

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