Sheriff: Duck Hunter Dies After Accidentally Shot
DEXTER, Mo. - Authorities say a southeastern Missouri man was killed accidentally when he was shot while duck hunting.
Stoddard County Sheriff Carl Hefner says 32-year-old Robert Marler of Poplar Bluff was hunting Monday morning with at least one other person in a boat near Dexter when he was wounded in the shoulder and neck area by a shotgun blast.
Marler later died at a Cape Girardeau hospital.
Authorities are investigating.