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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Hunting Death Trial Underway

The trial for a man accused of shooting and killing another man while hunting in December of 2007 is underway in Allegany County, New York.

39-year-old John Gisel is accused of shooting 30-year-old Brandon Haugh while they were in different hunting parties near the Town of Almond.

Gisel is charged with criminally negligent homicide. If convicted, he faces up to four years in prison. Gisels has said he thought Haugh was a deer. Haugh died instantly.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Let's have an update: John Gisel was found not guilty of criminally negligent homicide by a jury this afternoon.