BALDWIN, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - The Cumberland County Sheriff Department received a call about an accidental shooting at a sandpit off of Carl-Burnell Road in Baldwin on Sunday, July 30 around 1:45 p.m.
Six males in their twenties were target practicing when one of their rifles jammed. Two of the males were attempting to clear this jam when one of the individuals, Chance Gallant of Sebago, walked directly in front of the line of fire at a 4 to 5 foot proximity and was shot.
Life Flight arrived at the scene and worked on Gallant, 20, for a while but were unable to save him. Gallant had a gunshot wound in his chest.
The Cumberland County Sheriff Department is still investigating the incident, but nothing seems suspicious at this point.