Hunter Dies of Accidental Gunshot Wound

November 28, 2010 Updated Nov 28, 2010 at 11:34 AM EDT

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Hunter Dies of Accidental Gunshot Wound

November 28, 2010 Updated Nov 28, 2010 at 11:34 AM EDT

Arkwright, NY(WKBW-TV)- On Saturday, State Troopers investigated an accidental shooting in Chautauqua County.

After 12:30 PM Troopers responded to a call of a gunshot wound on Center Road in the town of Arkwright at the Earl Cardot trailhead. At the scene other hunters found a man down behind his vehicle injured by a gunshot wound. Troopers and the Environmental Conservation Officers along with the Chautauqua County Sheriff patrol determined the man had died from an accidental self inflicted gunshot wound to his chest.

The victim has been identified as 37-year-old Marc Garrison of West Seneca. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the County Coroner and brought to the Erie County Medical Center for an autopsy.

The Investigation is ongoing into the incident.