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Germantown Man Shoots Self; Charged with Hunting Violations by NRP
NRP charged Michael S. Salatto, 39, of Germantown, with multiple hunting violations Saturday morning, Nov. 12, after responding to reports of an accidental shooting incident. Slatto was allegedly attempting to shoot a deer from his vehicle Saturday at 5:02 a.m. at the intersection of Travilah and Stoney Creek Roads when the firearm prematurely discharged into Salatto’s thigh. Salatto was transported to Suburban Hospital and was later issued six citations for hunting deer with a spotlight and firearm (jacklighting), hunting deer at night, having a loaded weapon in a vehicle, attempting or shooting on/from/across a highway, hunting in a safety zone and hunting during a closed season. Montgomery County Police Department assisted the NRP with the incident.
November 15, 2005
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