ME: Maine man wounded while deer hunting
Maine man wounded while deer hunting
Article Date: Friday, November 28, 2008
PHILLIPS, Maine (AP) _ The Maine Warden Service says a 40-year-old
deer hunter from Phillips has been transported to a Lewiston hospital
after being shot in the thigh by his 19-year-old nephew.
Brian Mitchell told wardens that he mistook his uncle, Craig
Mitchell, for a deer as they were hunting in woods off Old Bray Hill
Road in Phillips.
The shooting took place while a half-dozen family members were
hunting on Thanksgiving morning.
Craig Mitchell made it out of the woods on his own. He was treated at
Franklin Memorial Hospital before being transported to Central Maine
The incident remains under investigation. Wardens say a report will
be forwarded to the Franklin County District Attorney's Office for
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