Saratoga County

Saratoga Sheriff: Man charged in accidental Christmas night Greenfield shooting

He faces felony assault and endangerment counts
William M. Allen
William M. Allen

GREENFIELD – A Greenfield man is facing charges in connection with an accidental shooting Christmas night, Saratoga County Sheriff’s officials said.

The shooting injured an 18-year-old in his upper arm. The victim was treated at Albany Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries, officials said.

The incident happened at the Hyspot Road Mobile Home Park, officials said. Deputies responded and investigators determined that a shotgun had been accidentally discharged, striking the victim.

Investigators determined that William M. Allen, 24, of 299 Hyspot Road 3D, handled the gun. He was charged with second-degree assault and first-degree reckless endangerment, felonies, along with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a misdemeanor.

Allen was arraigned and ordered held on bail.


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