4 men charged with illegal hunting after man accidentally shot in Fort Washington
January 8, 2012
From Associated Press
FORT WASHINGTON, Md. — Four men have been charged with illegal
hunting after an incident in which one of their friends was accidentally
Maryland Natural Resources Police say 57-year-old Roy Contee of Upper
Marlboro shot a member of his hunting group in the abdomen and knee
Saturday afternoon. The victim, 59-year-old Ricky Johnson of Clinton,
suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
The Baltimore Sun reports the men were hunting in a wooded area off a
major road in Fort Washington. The land is owned by the
Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (http://bsun.md/yhWwRs).
Contee is charged with negligent hunting, hunting without written
permission and illegal use of buckshot. Three others also face
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