Lisbon, N.H. – A 31-year-old man, Kenneth Brunelle of Marlborough, who was hunting with his father and brother on the opening day of New Hampshire's firearms deer hunting season, was fatally shot Wednesday, Nov. 9, at approximately 8 a.m., by another hunter in the vicinity. Brunnelle was pronounced dead at the scene.
The incident occurred off of Mt. Eustis Road in Lisbon, N.H. The alleged shooter was unrelated to the victim's hunting party and was being interviewed by authorities at this time.
The incident is being investigated by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department and the New Hampshire State Police. Updates will be posted at the New Hampshire Fish and Game site at http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/Newsroom/News_2011/news_2011_Q4/hunting-related_fatal_110911.html.