- Associated Press - Saturday, November 25, 2017

STEWARTSTOWN, N.H. (AP) - Officials say a 50-year-old man suffered a non-life-threatening injury when he accidentally shot himself in the foot while deer hunting.

New Hampshire Fish & Game Department officials say Charles Lamoureux, of Concord, was hunting in rural Stewartstown on Saturday when he shot himself in his right foot with a 12-gauge shotgun.

Lamoureux says his shotgun slipped from his grasp and discharged as he getting a water bottle from his pack. He contacted other members of his hunting party and one provided medical aid while another got a vehicle. He’s being treated at a hospital.

No charges are expected to be filed.

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