Investigation underway after duck hunter fatally shot in eastern NC
ENGELHARD, NC (AP) — The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission says that a man has been shot and killed while duck hunting in coastal Hyde County.
The Charlotte Observer reported Tuesday that the commission say that Brandon Marshall was shot by a member of his hunting party. The incident remains under investigation.
Officials said that a 911 call was made and first responders had attempted life-saving measures.
Marshall was from the Englehard, a coastal community on the Pamlico Sound. He was known as an advocate for hunting and hunting safety.
A group called North Carolina Ducks Unlimited said in a statement that Marshall was a strong conservationist, pillar in the community and an amazing husband and father.