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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