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Man who accidentally shot hunter charged with negligent homicide

Rodney Connally. Photo Source: Rusk County Sheriff's Office Rodney Connally. Photo Source: Rusk County Sheriff's Office

Released by the Rusk County Sheriff's Office:

RUSK COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Today, January 13, 2011, at approximately 3:00pm, an arrest warrant was issued for the arrest of 54 years old, Rodney Connally, of Ft. Worth, for the offense of Criminal Negligent Homicide, a State Jail Felony, for the shooting death of 41 years old, Louis N. Conner, of Overton.

On Saturday, January 1, 2011, Connally admittedly shot Louis N. Conner, stating he had mistaken the victim for a deer while hunting. Connally, who has been released on a $50,000 bond, was arrested and charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, 3rd degree felony, at the time of the shooting.

After the investigation was completed, the case file was presented to the Rusk County District Attorney's Office and an arrest warrant was issued for the arrest of Rodney Connally for the offense of Criminal Negligent Homicide.

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