Parishville man wounded in Potsdam weapons 'sporting activity' Friday evening
Saturday, July 27, 2013 - 9:24 am

POTSDAM -- A reported gunshot wound to the arm and abdomen of a Parishville man at a Heath Road, Potsdam address Friday evening is under investigation by the St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Department.

David R. Witherell, 22, 3471 George St., sustained a gunshot wound to his left arm and abdomen during what was described as a shooting sport activity.

Witherell was taken first to Canton-Potsdam Hospital before being transferred to Fletcher-Allen Medical Center in Burlington.

Deputies said they were dispatched at 7:49 p.m.

A news release from the sheriff's department said the investigation continues and that more details are forthcoming.