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Chimps are known to hunt smaller monkeys and eat meat rather regularly. I would be surprised if it was different 4 million years ago with our common ancestor and early hominids.
There is another, more primitive, hunting technique. Well trained humans can run many animals to their exhaustion. It is an easy kill at the end when the prey have no strength to run anymore and collapses. I wrote about this, and other complementing evolutionary changes, in "Anatomy and Mobility" chapter. Just posted.
The Bushmen of South Africa still hunt that way, but it only works on open grassland where grazing animals are common and easy to find and there are few obstacles to running. I think that in a forested area where game is scarce and can easily hide but there's lots of fish in the rivers and lakes, fishing would be easier. Humans are very adaptable. And I think one reason most of us love the sea shore is because that's where early humans found it easiest to find food.