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Charges filed against landowner and hunter after viral altercation

Charges have been filed after a videotaped altercation between a group of hunters and a local landowner went viral on social media.

The video was posted to YouTube by Jacob Sweere, a hunter from Minnesota who said he'd made a 7-hour drive to Eddy County for a duck hunt. Sweere was one of six hunters in the video, who can be seen shooting a number of ducks in the early morning hours of Friday, Oct....