Saratoga County

Saratoga Sheriff: Man took shotgun used in Christmas night shooting

Investigators determined the shooting to be accidental and previously charged another man with assault and endangerment
Keegan A. Farrell
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Keegan A. Farrell

GREENFIELD – A Greenfield man removed a shotgun from the scene of an accidental shooting Christmas night that injured an 18-year-old, Saratoga County Sheriff’s officials said.

The victim was treated at Albany Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries to his upper arm, officials said.

Keegan A. Farrell, 18, of 45 Grange Road, was arrested and charged with one count of tampering with physical evidence, a felony.

Farrell is accused of removing the shotgun used in the Christmas night shooting at the Hyspot Road Mobile Home Park. The shotgun has yet to be recovered.

Deputies and investigators responded to the park and determined that a shotgun had been accidentally discharged, striking a victim.

Investigators determined that William M. Allen, 24, of 299 Hyspot Road 3D, handled the gun. He was charged last week 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.

Farrell was arraigned on his tampering charge and also ordered held on bail.

 

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