HOME ABOUT CAMPAIGNS CRISIS CENTER ACTIVIST CENTER MEDIA CENTER HUNTING ACCIDENTS C.A.S.H. NEWSLETTER

Hunting Accident File > Safe Hunting

NY: Hunter injured, another unhurt after shootings

November 23, 2010

Hunter injured, another unhurt after shootings 

CATSKILL - State police have reported two hunting incidents took place Saturday, the first day of deer hunting season in the region.

A man was injured Saturday morning in the mountaintop area of Greene County when he was allegedly shot in the leg, state police said.

Emergency personnel said Sunday the man was transported via medevac to Albany Medical Center. The extent of the man's injuries were not known by late Sunday.

Another incident reported Saturday involved a shooting which did not result in injury. A man was allegedly shot in the back but a backpack absorbed the blast, according to police.

Authorities reported the state Department of Environmental Conservation handled the incident investigations, and that charges may be pending.

The DEC could not be reached Sunday for comment.

Regular deer hunting season is Nov. 20 through Dec. 12.

More information on deer hunting regulations is available at http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/8305.html.

Return to Hunting Accident Index


Fair Use Notice: This document may contain copyrighted material whose use has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owners. We believe that this not-for-profit, educational use on the Web constitutes a fair use of the copyrighted material (as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law). If you wish to use this copyrighted material for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

 
 

Home  |  About  |  Campaigns  |  Crisis Center  |  Activists  |  Media  |  Hunting Accidents  |  Newsletter

C.A.S.H.
P.O. Box 13815, Las Cruces, NM 88013
Phone: 575-640-7372
E-mail:

C.A.S.H. is a committee of Wildlife Watch, Inc.
a 501(c)3 Not-for-Profit Corporation.
Contributions are tax-deductible.

All content copyright C.A.S.H. unless otherwise noted.

We welcome your comments
   

Thank you for visiting all-creatures.org

Sponsored & Maintained by The Mary T. and Frank L. Hoffman Family Foundation