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Pa. man died of accidental gunshot wound, police say

December 28, 2005

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Police said Tuesday that the self-inflicted gunshot that killed a Greencastle man Friday was accidental.

The man, George Eugene Elliott, 65, was at the Greencastle Sportsman Association and accidentally shot himself while at the association's outdoor shooting range, police said.

Elliott was taken from the club on Sportsman's Road at 10:58 a.m. to Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Witnesses told police they saw Elliott carrying several weapons just before his death.

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