The Maine Warden Service says a Newport man was hunting
illegally when he shot his friend to death earlier this month in
woods off Route 222 in Levant.
LEVANT, Maine (AP) -- Officials say 20-year-old Adam Nason
fired the shot that killed James Griffin Junior of Levant at approximately
five p-m on November eighth. That's about 15 minutes after legal
hunting ended that day.
It was Maine's first hunting-related shooting death since
Sergeant Patrick Devlin said Griffin and two cousins were
hunting together when Nason, who arrived later in the day, fired
the fatal shot as he sat on a tree stump and watched for deer.
Warden Service officials met yesterday with the Maine Attorney
General's Office to discuss whether charges will be filed.
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