Posts Tagged ‘ William “Billy” Gort Jr. ’

Emotions run high during hunting death case.

September 10, 2018

Emotions run high during hunting death case. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. #OceanaCountyCrime HART – Emotions ran high Monday morning, Sept. 10, in 27th Circuit Court during the sentencing of a 63-year-old Jenison man serving as a youth mentor and hunting safety instructor, who carelessly discharged his gun killing a 13-year-old Wyoming, Michigan boy. Roger Erick Hoeker shot William “Billy” Gort, Jr.…

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Youth mentor faces reduced charge for 13-year-old hunter’s shooting death.

December 4, 2017

Youth mentor faces reduced charge for 13-year-old hunter’s shooting death. #OceanaCountyNews By Allison Scarbrough. Editor. HART — A youth mentor and former hunter safety instructor who was charged with involuntary manslaughter for the shooting death of a 13-year-old Wyoming, Michigan boy who died while squirrel hunting near Hesperia now faces a reduced charge of reckless discharge causing death. Roger Erick…

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