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News Brief

April 22, 2013

Spring Turkey Accidents

Spring Turkey Season is underway in the state of Missouri and will run through May 5th.

Last year four hunters in Missouri were injured due to being accidentally shot by other hunters. Missouri Department of Conservation District Supervisor Russ Shifflett says most hunting accidents occur when other hunters are mistaken for game.

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Shifflett stresses it's important for hunters to correctly identify their target before firing their shots. A complete interview with Missouri Department of Conservation District Supervisor Russ Shifflett can be heard this morning at 11:06.