A hunting accident injured one person Monday morning in the
Jefferson County town of Lyme.
Police say 31-year-old Damon Piletz of Bergen, NY suffered an
injury from a gunshot on the Kingsley property along the State Park
Road. That's near Long Point State Park.
According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's department, Piletz
shot at a turkey, and seconds later was hit by birdshot from another
hunter in the area.
He was transported to Samaritan Medical Center with what are said
to be minor injuries. Investigation into the incident is continuing,
and Environmental Conservation Officers are reconstructing the
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