FLAGSTAFF TOWNSHIP, Maine (AP) — Game wardens in Maine say they’re investigating the loss of life of a 57-year-old hunter who died from an unintentional, self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The wardens say Mark Henderson, of Eustis, reported that he had unintentionally shot himself within the leg whereas chook looking on Tuesday night time. They say he was looking close to the northwest shore of Flagstaff Lake in Franklin County.
A recreation warden situated Henderson, administered help and loaded him right into a truck. The warden service says emergency personnel continued to manage care to Henderson for about 40 minutes earlier than he died from his accidents.
The warden service says the state averages about six looking incidents per yr, and this was the primary incident this yr. There have been three deadly incidents over the previous 10 years.