He should have followed the correct procedures in such matters!!!.........."SSS".
years back, a cousin of mine shot a deer, and did not find it after looking for the remainder of the day, the next morning, he shot another, and while tracking that deer, he came upon the one he shot the previous day. instead of letting another in our group tag it, he called the game warden before he told anyone in our party.
in the end, we were all accused of poaching, and were "under investigation" our names were taken by the official one by one as we returned to our camp. the official contacted the property owner (who we had known for the majority of our lives) and since that day, we no longer have permission to hunt that land. although none of us were officially cited, not even the man that shot the extra deer. maybe sometimes, it's better to say nothing at all.
First make sure your gun is safe, remove the bolt and clean your barrel from the chamber to the end of muzzle. Clean the barrel using butchers bore shine until a patch comes out white. Run a total of 5 separate patches soaked with denatured alcohol through the bore and let dry for 30 minutes. Insert a cleaning rod with a jag and a dry patch into the neck of the chamber. Make sure it will stay there through the next process. Now using another cleaning rod, install a patch that has been coated...