November 6, 2013


BOONVILLE — State police say a central New York man is recovering after he accidentally shot himself in the thigh while hoisting his deer rifle to a tree stand in northern Oneida County.

Troopers say 20-year-old Marc Donahue of Rome was hunting in the woods in Boonville Tuesday when the accident happened. Troopers say Donahue was tying his rifle to a rope hanging down from the tree when a round discharged.


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