STOCKHOLM – A 25-year-old Norfolk man was jailed in lieu of $10,000 cash bail Sunday after allegedly agreeing to his friend’s request and shooting him in the leg.
Shawn B. Mossow was charged with felony first-degree reckless endangerment in connection with the incident that took place about 5 p.m. off the Southville-West Stockholm Road, according to state police.
Police said the 24-year-old male victim, also from Norfolk, had been asking Mossow to shoot him in the leg so he would know what it feels like.
Mossow told police that he finally relented to the victim’s request and shot him once in the right leg with a .22 caliber rifle.
The victim was treated at Canton-Potsdam Hospital and then transferred to Fletcher Allen Hospital in Burlington, Vt. for treatment of a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the right leg. He is expected to make a full recovery, police said.
Mossow was arraigned in Town of Stockholm Court, and sent to St Lawrence County Correctional Facility in lieu of $10,000 cash or $20,000 bond, police said.
The investigation into the incident is continuing, police said.