Lifestar transports hunter after weapon discharges in Haddam
HADDAM — Lifestar responded to a report of an accidental shooting on Saturday morning.
The incident happened in a wooded area near 76 Wiese Albert Road around 10:30 a.m.
According to DEEP, a 65-year-old man from Old Saybrook was hunting when his riffle accidentally discharged. He suffered a gunshot wound to his right leg.
The man was flown to Hartford Hospital where he is recovering from his injuries.
The man appeared to be hunting alone at the time.