Skowhegan man charged with shooting man with BB gun last summer

SKOWHEGAN, Maine (WABI) - A man from Skowhegan accused of shooting a man in the head with a BB gun has now been charged with the crime.

21-year-old William McCarty, Junior, was indicted by a grand jury last week for elevated aggravated assault and aggravated assault.

Police say he shot Charles Quimby at a home on Joyce Street last July.

Quimby was seriously injured and had to be flown to a hospital in Portland.

No word on what prompted the shooting.