NY: Turkey hunting accident sends victim to hospital
Turkey hunting accident sends victim to hospital
Tuesday, May 5, 2009
MINDEN - State and local officials are investigating a hunting accident
Sunday that left a Montgomery County man with serious injuries.
Tom Fahy of Nelliston was listed in serious condition at Bassett Hospital
in Cooperstown following a 7 a.m. shooting that authorities described as
The shooting happened in woods off Walts Road in the town of Minden,
according to Maureen Wren, a spokeswoman for the state Department of
Fahy was turkey hunting with a friend, Dale Fisher of Fort Plain. Fisher
allegedly fired his gun at a turkey but hit Fahy. The location of Fahy's
wound was not available.
The men's ages also were not available.
The shooting is being investigated by the DEC and the Montgomery County
Sheriff's Department, Wren said.
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