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Bartholomew County Man Killed In Hunting Accident

DNR is awaiting autopsy results and the investigation remains ongoing.

(Bartholomew County, Ind.) - The Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is investigating an apparent hunting accident that claimed the life of a Bartholomew County man. 

On Sunday, January 10, when a hunter failed to return home, a family member went to look for him and found him unresponsive. Conservation officers were dispatched to the 9200 block of South State Road 58 at 9:00 a.m.

Officers reported that 54-year-old John Walker was found with a gunshot wound that initial investigation suggests came from an accidental discharge of his firearm.

DNR is awaiting autopsy results and the investigation remains ongoing.

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