ME: Hunter shot on opening day of turkey season
Hunter shot on opening day of turkey season in southern Maine
May 02, 2011
SANFORD, Maine — A 44-year-old Sanford man was shot while hunting Monday
near Hollis, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has
According to MDIF&W, Mark Lemieux, 44, of Sanford suffered injuries to
his legs, chest, head and face. The gunshot was fired by his uncle, Gerard
Lemieux, 69, of Gorham, according to Maine Warden Service Lt. Adam Gormely.
Mark Lemieux was treated and then released from Goodall Hospital in
The incident is under investigation by the Maine Warden Service.
Monday is the first day of spring wild turkey hunting season for
residents and nonresidents with a license and a permit. The season runs
through June 4 in Wildlife Management Districts 7, 10 through 26, and 28, a
large portion of the state excluding northern Aroostook County.
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