A 5-year-old Arkansas County boy killed a black bear Sunday weighing more than 400 pounds.A number of questions arise, but the one we'll focus on is, why was a 5-year-old hunting? Maybe the obvious answer is that he is a descendant of Davy Crockett, who
Tre Merritt, a descendant of Davy Crockett, was hunting with his grandfather Mike Merritt when a black bear happened upon their stand.
Regardless, wild shit happens in Arkansas. And here's a quote that will likely further current stereotypes of Southerners.
"I was up in the stand and I seen the bear," Tre Merritt said. "It came from the thicket and it was beside the road and I shot it."