Cops: NY man shoots friend in leg at his request
Published 12:00 pm Tuesday, May 15, 2012
STOCKHOLM, N.Y. — Authorities say a northern New York man had his friend shoot him in the leg with a rifle because he wanted to know what it feels like to be shot.
State police in St. Lawrence County say the shooting occurred around 5 p.m. Sunday in the rural town of Stockholm when 25-year-old Shawn Mossow of neighboring Norfolk relented to his friend’s repeated requests and shot him once in the right leg with a .22-caliber rifle.
The 24-year-old man from Norfolk is expected to make a full recovery. Police haven’t released his name.
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Mossow was charged with reckless endangerment. He’s being held in the county jail on $10,000 bail. It could not be immediately determined if he had a lawyer.