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Malverne firefighter Robert Gerbino charged in hunting trip shooting death of fellow firefighter Charles Bruce

Authorities say Charles Bruce, 52, was shot in

Authorities say Charles Bruce, 52, was shot in the chest by fellow volunteer firefighter Robert Gerbino, of Garden City, who mistook Bruce for a deer. (April 8, 2014 5:52 PM)

A Malverne firefighter has been charged in the shooting death of a fellow firefighter during a hunting trip upstate last fall.

Authorities say Charles Bruce, 52, was shot in the chest by fellow volunteer firefighter Robert Gerbino, of Garden City, who mistook Bruce for a deer. The shooting took place in a wooded area of a privately owned property in the town of Westford.

Bruce, of Franklin...

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