Man Shot in Face, Authorities Seek Hunters Who Allegedly Fled Scene
Maine game wardens are seeking two men they say fled the scene of a hunting-related shooting in Gorham Monday morning.
The victim, a 55-year-old Casco man, was shot in the face at with bird shot while hunting pheasant off Mosher Road in Gorham at about 8 a.m., according to a news release from the Maine Warden Service.
The victim had a brief interaction with two unidentified men after he was shot, according to authorities. The men quickly fled the area, police said.
Based on witness statements, one of the suspects is described as tall man with black hair, glasses and possibly in his 30s. The other man is average height, heavy set with a dirty blonde mustache possibly in his 40s.
The men are believed to be driving a dark green, early 2000’s 4x4 Toyota two-door pickup, extended cab with no cap on the bed. It was described as being bigger than a Tacoma, possibly an older Toyota T100 or Tundra.
The victim has non-life threatening injuries and is being treated at Bridgton Hospital.
If you have any information that might help game wardens, we are asking you to call Public Safety Dispatch in Gray at 207-657-3030.