Long Island Man Aims At Duck, Hits Man, Gets Arrested

(AP) He meant to shoot the ducks. A Long Island man is facing charges including reckless endangerment and assault after he shot another hunter while out duck hunting on Saturday.

Nassau County authorities said the Brentwood man had his loaded shotgun pointed in the direction of the other man, then tried to raise the weapon to shoot some passing ducks.

The gun discharged, and the other hunter was hit in the arm.

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