From Pine View Farm

“An Armed Society Is a Polite Society” 0

The hunt for politeness continues.

Troopers say Kristopher Paro was in a tree stand in the woods behind his home in the Oswego County town of Sandy Creek around 4:40 p.m. Thursday when he heard what he thought was a deer about 100 yards away.

Police say Paro fired a shot, unaware that his father, 58-year-old Kevin Paro, had gone into the woods a short time earlier to hunt. Troopers say the father was hit in the chest by a round from his son’s .270-caliber rifle.

Many years ago, when my brother lived in Vermont, his old boss overheard a conversation between two out-of-state hunters.

One said, “Did to see anything?”

The other answered, “No, but I got off a couple of sound shots.”

His boss gave up hunting at that moment.

In case you are wondering, this was a “sound shot.”


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