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ME: Hunter fires shotgun into own foot

November 18, 2012

From BangorDailyNews.com

MERCER, Maine — A man returning to his hunting group was sent to a Waterville hospital Saturday after accidentally discharging his shotgun, according to a news release from the Maine Warden Service.
 
Andrew Knight, 37, of Rome was the victim of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the left foot. Knight said that he was hunting with his father Kenneth Knight and a female junior hunter, both from Rome, off from the Rome Road in Mercer.
 
Knight said he placed the gun barrel on the top of his left foot in a resting position, and the firearm discharged. 

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