By C. Molly Smith
May 06, 2015 at 12:00 PM EDT
National Geographic Channel

Outdoorsman and Ultimate Survival Alaska character Jimmy Gojdics was shot to death inside his home in Fox, Alaska, People reports. 

On Sunday, Alaska State Troopers responded to reports of a shooting at the 69-year-old’s home, where they found Gojdics with gunshot wounds. Gojdics, who also spelled his last name as Gaydos, was pronounced dead after being taken to the hospital. The case is being investigated as a homicide, according to Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.  

“We were saddened to learn of Mr. Gaydos’s untimely passing and our thoughts and prayers go out to his family at this difficult time,” National Geographic Channel spokesman Chad Sandhas told the Associated Press on Tuesday. 

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