ONTARIO COUNTY, NY. (THECOUNT) — Zachary Barse, of Gorham, New York, has been identified as the victim in a Thursday hunting accident in Ontario County.

Barse, 28, died of gunshot wounds following a hunting incident in Phelps Thursday.


According to reports, Barse was hunting deer with 61 year old Kevin Hudson of Clifton Springs, when he was mistakenly shot by Hudson near Cross Road in Phelps Thursday.

Barse was pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

OCSO says the incident is still under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Ontario County is a county in the U.S. State of New York. As of the 2010 census, the population was 107,931. The county seat is Canandaigua. Ontario County is part of the Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.