BURLINGTON HUNTING ACCIDENT LEAVES ONE MAN DEAD

Mineral County resident Colton Jon Shoemaker was killed in a hunting accident early Saturday morning in Burlington, and 68-year-old David Haggerty has been arrested in connection with the death. Haggerty was hunting when he shot at a turkey, and Shoemaker was caught in the crossfire. Haggerty claimed he was shooting at a turkey. Shoemaker was driven to meet first responders, but later died. Haggerty was charged with two counts of wanton endangerment with a firearm and remains jailed on $25,000 bond at the Potomac Highlands Regional Jail in Augusta.