Sutton teen dies in hunting accident

Hamilton County Sheriff Jeremy McCoy released the tragic update Thursday
Caleb Ladehoff, 17, of Sutton, died from injuries he sustained in a hunting accident in...
Caleb Ladehoff, 17, of Sutton, died from injuries he sustained in a hunting accident in southern Hamilton County.(Sutton Public Schools)
Published: May. 2, 2022 at 6:54 PM CDT|Updated: May. 5, 2022 at 3:24 PM CDT
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AURORA, Neb. (KSNB) - A 17-year-old teen from Sutton has died following injuries from a hunting accident.

The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office said Caleb Ladehoff died Tuesday at a Lincoln hospital where he was being treated. He had suffered a gunshot wound while hunting with friends. The incident happened on Sunday, May 1 in southern Hamilton County.

The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting with the assistance of the Nebraska State Patrol.

The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office offers condolences to the family of Caleb Ladehoff who succumbed to his injuries. Their prayers are with his family and the community of Sutton during this difficult time.

The Christian Resource Center in Giltner said on Facebook that Caleb was one of their traveling campers this year. They had called on the community for prayers following his accident. They shared on Facebook of his passing.

A memorial service is set for 11 a.m. on Saturday, May at Stockham Community Church. Services will be streamed on the funeral’s site.

If you would like to donate to the Ladehoff family, there is an account that has been established at Cornerstone Bank. 100% of all donations will be given to the Ladehoff family. If you would like to donate, you can write a check payable to:

Caleb Ladehoff Benefit

or use venmo: @calebladehoffbenefit

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