A Vietnamese-American has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for accidentally shooting a man dead while hunting in the central province of Khanh Hoa earlier this year.
A spokesperson for the Cam Ranh town police said Nguyen Nam, 54, was convicted of killing Cao Thang, 41.
He also pleaded guilty to "violating regulations on rare wildlife protection," for shooting an endangered douc monkey, Nguoi Lao Dong reported.
On March 13 Nam, who was visiting his hometown in the commune, went hunting in a nearby forest with four locals.
After shooting two animals, he fired at a light and which turned out to be held by Thang, one of his four companions.
Thang died on the spot after being hit in the head.
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