DEC: 2018 tied record low for hunting-related shooting deaths in NY

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(WSYR-TV) – The Department of Environmental Conservation says 2018 tied the record-low for hunting-related shooting deaths in New York.

The state says three died and 13 people were hurt, including 6 self-inflicted, last year in hunting accidents that involved guns.

In one case a 75 year-old man in Essex County was killed when he used his rifle to help him stand up. His gun discharged and he was shot in the chest. 

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