Wheelock, Vt. (AP) – Vermont State Police say a 17-year-old from
Lyndon Center was shot and killed by his father Friday morning
while the two were turkey hunting in the town of Wheelock.
Police say Jacob Kadamus was shot with a shotgun after his
father, 45-year-old Kevin Kadamus, fired at what he believed was a
A preliminary investigation found the Jacob Kadamus left his
original hunting area and crossed into his father’s area.
Police say that when rescue personnel arrived at about 6 a.m.
they found Kevin Kadamus trying to help his son, but Jacob died at
the scene of the shooting.
Game Wardens and police are investigating. Once the
investigation is finished, the case will be turned over to the
Caledonia County state’s attorney’s office.