LOWVILLE A Carthage man was sentenced Friday in Lewis County Court to state prison time for fatally shooting a member of his hunting party last fall near Deer River.
Travis I. Shampine, 20, of 512 Alexandria St., was sentenced to 11⁄3 to 4 years in prison and $2,950 in restitution on charges of second-degree manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, hunting deer after hours, hunting deer with a prohibited firearm and hunting deer without a license, to which he pleaded guilty June 8.
It also was recommended that he be enrolled in a drug treatment program through the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.
Mr. Shampine was accused of causing the death of a member of his four-man hunting party, Arnold Camidge, 55, by shooting him in the hip with a .22-caliber rifle while they were hunting after sunset Oct. 23 off Station Road in the town of Denmark.
Also in Lewis County Court on Friday:
Andrew J. Godlewski, 22, of 31523 County Route 69, Copenhagen, was arraigned on a charge of felony aggravated driving while intoxicated and pleaded guilty to the charge. Sentencing was set for Sept. 28. Mr. Godlewski was stopped April 22 on Dayan Street in Lowville.
Anthony D. Pignone, 31, of 7171 Murphy Road, Port Leyden, pleaded guilty to a charge of failure to register or verify as a sex offender. Sentencing was set for Aug. 10. He was accused of failing to register a Facebook page opened under the name of Anthony Campany.
Brandon M. Hull, 20, Barnes Settlement Road, Redwood, had sentencing in his case of fourth-degree criminal mischief adjourned to July 13. He pleaded guilty to the charge March 23.
Mr. Hull was accused of damaging a wooden entrance door and window belonging to Ellen Sullivan on Jan. 21 in the town of Leyden.
Terry L. Jones, 45, of 3459 North-South Road, Port Leyden, had her case of two counts of first-degree reckless endangerment and single counts of second-degree arson and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon adjourned to July 27.
Ms. Jones was accused of igniting gasoline in her basement, causing a fire and explosion, on June 27, 2011, after two police officers had entered the homes first floor and of unlawfully possessing a rifle and a shotgun.