The shooting occurred in South Hadley in May, and sent the victim to the hospital with 20 shotgun pellets in his back.
Masslive.com reports the victim's injuries were not life-threatening.
Environmental police did not release the names of either hunter.
The hunter who discharged the shotgun was charged with personal injury with a hunting weapon, failure to report a hunting injury and hunting without a shotgun safety sticker. He also lost all hunting privileges for five years.
Information from: The Springfield (Mass.) Republican, http://www.masslive.com/news/
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