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Dog shoots owner during hunting - Adomonline.com

A dog stepped on a loaded rifle, fatally shooting a passenger in his owner’s car during a hunting trip in Geuda Springs, Kan., sheriff’s deputies said.

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Joseph Austin Smith, 30, of Wichita was sitting in the front passenger seat of a pickup truck when he was shot in the back, the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.

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“The back seat contained hunting gear and a rifle,” the statement said.

The fired round struck the passenger who died of his injuries on scene.”

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The sheriff’s office added that it considers the shooting an accident and has closed the case.

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Saturday after receiving a 911 call, the sheriff’s office said

A GoFundMe page created by a group of people identified as Smith’s colleagues at Browns Plumbing Services in Wichita remembered him to be “kind, funny, smart, and very loving.” The campaign has raised more than $10,000 as of Wednesday morning

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