Tioga County hunting death


A Tioga County man is dead and another is under arrest after a hunting trip went horribly wrong over the weekend. 

The 73-year-old was accidentally shot by his hunting companion, 53 year-old Dean Brockoff of Lockwood.

The shooting took place at about 7 AM on Sunday while the pair were hunting on private property off Miller Hollow Road in the Town of Barton. 

The unidentified victim was transported to Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, where he later died.

Brockoff was arrested by DEC investigators and charged with manslaughter.

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