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Hunter fires at deer, strikes home in Arcade

ARCADE – An East Aurora man hunting in Arcade fired a rifle and the bullet struck a home, State Police said.

Gregory P. Messing, 44, was hunting for deer in an area west of Michigan Road in Wyoming County when he fired at an animal but missed and hit the home more than 1,700 feet away. He was charged with reckless endangerment.

No one was injured in the incident.

The incident happened on Nov. 28, State Police said this week, and Messing has an upcoming appearance in Arcade Town Court.