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Virginia Man Dies After Being Shot by Fellow Hunter

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP)- A Virginia official says a Mechanicsville man died after being shot by a fellow hunter.
    
Robert Lee Walker Jr. of the state Department of Game and Inland Fisheries says 60-year-old Keith Joseph Williams was struck by buckshot from a 12-gauge shotgun Saturday in Richmond County.
    
Forty-five-year-old Waverly Alphonso Veney Jr. of Washington is charged with involuntary manslaughter, hunting without the proper licenses, violation of a protective order, reckless handling of a firearm and attempting to take deer unlawfully. Walker told the Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1mBJe9J ) that officials believe Williams was accidentally shot after movement in the woods was mistaken for game.
    
Veney was being held without bond at the Northern Neck Regional Jail. Court records do not list an attorney for Veney, who is due in General District Court on Friday.

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