Mystery Solved: The Deputy Says He Shot The Sheriff. No Word On Whether No Woman, No Cry

I shot the sheriff

I shot the sheriffGARDINER –Kennebec County Sheriff Randall Liberty suffered only a bruise Thursday when a bullet fired from a deputy’s gun ricocheted and hit him in the back. Liberty said the deputy’s pistol went off by accident at a firing range and he was wearing body armor that “did its job.” “It didn’t penetrate fabric; it stopped on impact,” Liberty said from his home Friday, his scheduled day off. Sheriff’s Deputy Joseph Morelli, a court security officer who has worked for the department for 15 years, said Friday that he was embarrassed by the incident and didn’t realize that his gun fired as he helped another deputy with shooting technique. (read more at Kennebec Journal)