Police: Teen struck by pellets from duck hunters in Camden area

New York State Police were investigating a reported hunting accident in the Camden area that occurred over the weekend.

Posted: Oct 22, 2018 5:13 PM

CAMDEN – New York State Police were investigating a reported hunting accident in the Camden area that occurred over the weekend.

New York State Police say a 14-year-old was struck by pellets in the upper torso and neck. Police say two hunters shot toward an embankment at a flying duck, and the teen was walking close by.

Police say his injuries are superficial.

State police have now turned the case over to investigators with the state Department of Environmental Conservation.

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