Manslaughter charged in bow-and-arrow death

Sep 18, 2008 Full story: Medford Mail Tribune 8

A Medford man faces a possible 10-year prison sentence for reportedly killing his friend by shooting him in the chest with a compound bow Saturday afternoon, police said.

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Dr Greed

The Dalles, OR

#1 Sep 18, 2008
How does one "accidently" pull a bow with a force of 90 lbs +, blow an arrow clean through someone and then have the DA call it a mistake. I am shocked, is it really that easy to kill someone and get away with it in Oregon?
Corine R

Medford, OR

#2 Oct 31, 2008
I agree with you. My brother was shot through the heart by a man (Robert Bogart) on Sept. 13th 2008. they are calling it an accident. How stupid are these poeple really? I think something needs to be done or we will be seeing a whole lot more deaths by arrows!!!!! I am sickened by the laws!!!!
Fred Kenpo

Bickleton, WA

#3 Nov 10, 2008
If you outlaw bow-and-arrows, only outlaws will have bows-and-arrows. (Expect more deaths by this method, and by knives, choking, neck snaps, etc., now that Obama is in and we can expect gun control.
kyle hays

Klamath Falls, OR

#4 Mar 25, 2010
there is no such thing as gun control as far as you can find a gun you can find someone who used it improperly bows and arrows knife etc

Ashland, OR

#5 Mar 26, 2010
There he is--another redneck who wants to bash Obama for his latest hangnail! Obama has absolutely no intention of strengthening gun controls. And bows and arrows are not regulated by the ATF anyway! If you had listened to the FACTS during the campaign instead of wasting your time bashing Obama because of his color (or whatever excuse you use), you would have heard him say he would never do anything to strengthen gun control laws. His main objectives in this term involve domestic problems: health care, mortgage and economic failures, etc. Get a life, Fred!

Rochester, NY

#6 Dec 30, 2012
I say outlaw quivers than hold more than 10 arrows.
his ex

Portland, OR

#7 Jan 11, 2013
Let me just say i am his recent ex and it really was an accident. He is the most sweetest kindest gentlest loving man i have ever met. You all are going to think what you want but i and everyone who knows him knows the real him.
his ex

Portland, OR

#8 Feb 2, 2013
If you judgmental a**holes actually knew him you wouldn't be saying what you are. He is not up for judgment by you guys!

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