From The Bernardsville News
Hunter in Bedminster shoots off fingertips
BEDMINSTER TWP. - A 54-year-old deer hunter shot off two
of his fingertips last Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 25, in a hunting accident on
private property off Route 206.
Police said the man, Antonio Abilio of North Arlington,
inadvertently shot the tips of two fingers on his left hand while
maneuvering in a deer blind
near the Chester Township and Peapack-Gladstone borders
shortly before 4 p.m.
According to police, Abilio was transported by ambulance
to Morristown Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Police said a subsequent investigation showed that Abilio
was properly licensed to hunt with a shotgun and had the owner's permission
to hunt on the Route 206 property.