Man shot and killed after hunting accident in Louisa

LOUISA, VA (WWBT) - A Mineral man was killed Saturday afternoon in what authorities are calling a hunting accident.

A spokeswoman for the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries says 49-year-old Timothy Kevin Hall was shot in the head while hunting in Louisa County.

Hall was hunting with two others and when a deer ran between them.

The two other hunters fired at the deer and Hall was hit.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident is under investigation.

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