- Associated Press - Monday, July 31, 2017

BALDWIN, Maine (AP) - Police in Maine say a man has died in what appears to be an accidental shooting.

WCSH-TV reports (https://on.wcsh6.com/2vjpuQY ) the Cumberland County Sheriff Department responded to an emergency call about a shooting in Baldwin around 1:45 p.m. Sunday. Police say six men were doing target practice when one of their rifles jammed.

Police say two of the men were trying to clear the rife when a man in the group walked in front of the rife and was shot at close range. Investigators say the man suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and died at the scene.

Police have identified the victim as 20-year-old Chance Gallant, of Sebago.

An investigation is ongoing but police don’t believe the shooting is suspicious.


Information from: WCSH-TV, https://www.wcsh6.com

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