11/17/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/17/2019 14:44
Joshua R. Morgan, age 20, from Newport, NY was a part of a hunting party located in a wooded area north of State Route 5s in the town of Frankfort when he was reportedly accidentally shot by another member of his hunting party. Mr. Morgan was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The New York State Police were assisted at the scene by the New York State Environmental Police, Town of Frankfort Police Department, and the Town of Frankfort Fire Department.
The investigation is continuing.