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October 12, 2103

Hunting Related Shooting Incident Occurs in Dummer, NH

LANCASTER, N.H. -- On October 12, 2013, 55-year-old David Osgood of Berlin, New Hampshire, was struck by bird shot on his right side when his son, 24-year-old Cory Osgood of Nottingham, NH, discharged his shotgun at a woodcock in an overgrown apple orchard off Hill Road in the town of Dummer, New Hampshire.

David Osgood drove himself to the Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin, where he was treated and released for approximately 7 puncture wounds from the shotgun pellets.  

NH Fish and Game Conservation Officers met with the hunting party and are currently investigating the shooting incident.

Both Osgoods were wearing hunter orange at the time, but could not see each other when the incident occurred.  

There is no further information at this time.

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