Oxford man injured in hunting incident identified

OXFORD, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The Maine Warden Service is investigating a hunting incident in the town of Oxford. Thirty two-year-old James Footman of Paris has been identified as the victim. Footman suffered serious injuries to both of his arms, according to Corporal John MacDonald.

MacDonald said Footman was taken by LifeFlight to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston after a bullet struck both his arms.

MacDonald said the person who shot Footman is a 21-year-old man from Oxford. MacDonald said the men knew each other and were hunting deer in a party of four.

The other hunters in the group were Darcie Bolduc,38, from Oxford, and her 12-year-old son.

Wardens say the incident happened off of Plains Road in Oxford, near the Oxford Plains Speedway on land open to hunting.

According to the Warden Service, the shooter's identity will not be released unless charges are filed against him.

 

UPDATED 11/26/2017 9:07 AM

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