Indiana woman accused of shooting, killing hunter in the woods

Source: MEGA; Indiana State police

Nov. 5 2021, Published 11:41 a.m. ET

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A woman is accused of reckless homicide after she shot and killed a hunter in the woods, authorities in Indiana said.

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Around 3:15 p.m. on Oct. 29, witnesses reported a man had been shot in the woods in Salem, Indiana, according to Indiana State Police. Officers arrived and found Michael Walker, 55, dead from a gunshot wound.

Investigators determined that Walker, two other men and their dogs were hunting on property behind a nearby home.

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Detectives also learned that Krystal N. Grangier, 35, fired at least one shot towards Walker and the dogs. One of the shots hit Grangier, according to Indiana State Police.

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Grangier was initially charged with a misdemeanor charge of false informing. But, after an autopsy, police now charged Grangier with reckless homicide.

She was booked into the Washington County Jail in Indiana.

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