BOONVILLE — State police say a central New York man is recovering
after he accidentally shot himself in the thigh while hoisting his
deer rifle to a tree stand in northern Oneida County.
Troopers say 20-year-old Marc Donahue of Rome was hunting in the
woods in Boonville Tuesday when the accident happened. Troopers say
Donahue was tying his rifle to a rope hanging down from the tree
when a round discharged.
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