Franklin County man critical after accidentally shooting himself

OWLS HEAD – State Police responded to 15 Camp Road in Mountain View, NY, for a report of a male subject lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to his abdomen.

Investigation revealed 56 year-old, Daniel M. Haskell, of Owls Head was retrieving a loaded Remington 1100, 20 gauge shotgun from the rear passenger seat of his pick-up truck when the gun accidentally discharged, striking him in the abdomen.

Haskell was transported to Alice Hyde Medical Center, then flown to University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, where he remains in critical condition.