Man Killed in Hunting Accident in Carroll County

Carroll Co., VA - A 50-year-old man is dead after a hunting accident in Carroll County earlier this week.

According to the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, a juvenile mistook Sanford Ray Semones, 50, for a deer and shot him with a .50-caliber muzzleloader.

This happened on Tuesday night, and officials say the victim and the juvenile were hunting on private property at the time.

Semones is from Fancy Gap.

Officials say no criminal charges will be filed.