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Fulton County jury awards wounded hunter $25K

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A turkey hunter whose tom turkey calls were so realistic that another hunter stalked and shot him was awarded $25,000 Friday by a jury in state Supreme Court in Fulton County. The jury reached its verdict in the second day of deliberations after finding that the victim, Christopher Ackerknecht of Caroga Lake, was one-third responsible for the shooting accident. The jury held the shooter, Mark Lane of County Highway 116, Town of Johnstown, 66 percent ...

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