Hunting trip ends with one man dead

ROSWELL N.M. (KRQE)– A man is dead after a hunting trip went wrong west of Roswell.

Police say 20-year-old Manuel Agguire and two other men were rabbit catching Wednesday night when it happened.

Witnesses tell police Agguire walked into the path of a 22 bullet just as it was being fired.

Agguire was shot in the back near the shoulder blade.

He later died at the hospital.

Police believe the shooting was an accident but are continuing to investigate. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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