Man jailed after dog 'shoots' friend

Apr 04, 2012, 10:42 IST | IANS

A Russian has been sentenced to 15 months behind bars after his dog accidentally triggered a shot from his rifle that killed a friend on a hunting trip


Igor Solomin, 44, was jailed after his dog fired the shot from a hunting rifle when he and his friends were driving in a woodland in Saratov region in October 2010.

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Prosecutors said the bullet hit the driver of the vehicle, who died at the scene.
Solomin was charged with manslaughter.

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