Authorities ID NH Man Accidentally Shot While Giving Target Instructions to Juvenile
BRENTWOOD — The identity of a Sandown man accidentally shot while giving a gun to a juvenile for instructional target shooting has been released.
Police said Christopher Shewokis, 51, of Sandown, went target shooting with an adult friend and a juvenile Nov. 4 at Deer Run Wildlife Management Area.
While the other adult adjusted the targets, Shewokis loaded his Ruger 22 revolver and handed the firearm to the juvenile while giving instructions. The revolver discharged into Shewokis’ chest, and he died as a result of his injury. The Medical Examiner’s Office conducted an autopsy and ruled Shewokis’ death accidental.