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Shandaken man shoots self in foot - The Daily Freeman News: Serving the Hudson Valley since 1871(DailyFreeman.com)
SHANDAKEN – A 20-year-old Mount Tremper man was taken to Benedictine Hospital after he accidentally shot himself in the foot.
Jacob Lefferts of 5468 state Route 212 accidentally fired a 12-gauge shotgun into his right foot while attempting to unload the firearm on Friday afternoon, Ulster County sheriff’s deputies said. Deputies said Lefferts was treated at the scene by members of the town of Shandaken Ambulance Squad and taken to the emergency room at Benedictine Hospital.
Deputies said the incident occurred at approximately 2:57 p.m. and they were summoned to the residence following a 911 call.
In addition to members of the ambulance squad, deputies were assisted by the Shandaken police department.