Grand jury to decide if charges will be filed in fatal hunting accident

Charles Bruce was shot in the chest and killed while hunting in upstate Otsego County in November.

State police say 52-year-old firefighter Charles Bruce, of Franklin Square, was shot and killed by his friend and fellow firefighter during a hunting trip over the weekend in Westford.

State police say 52-year-old firefighter Charles Bruce, of Franklin Square, was shot and killed by his friend and fellow firefighter during a hunting trip over the weekend in Westford. (1/14/14)

MALVERNE - A grand jury will now decide if a Nassau County man will face criminal charges for shooting his friend and fellow Malverne firefighter during a hunting accident.

Charles Bruce was shot in the chest and killed while hunting in upstate Otsego County in November.

An upstate district attorney says he is asking a grand jury to consider criminally negligent homicide charges.

The district attorney says he has been hunting for years and has never seen a human that looked like a deer.

The name of the shooter has not been released.  

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