Scary Weekend For Hunters In Iowa

By: Associated Press / WOWT Email
By: Associated Press / WOWT Email

In the span of a single weekend, a number of hunters in Iowa were injured in one fashion or another. All involved shotguns.

In all six hunters were hit by shotgun blasts this past weekend, but all six were expected to survive their injuries

An Altoona man was struck in an arm while hunting deer north of
Polk City.

A pheasant hunter was hit in a leg south of Osceola.

A 67-year-old man suffered an injured foot when a shotgun he was
handling discharged.

A 15-year-old suffered a minor injury when he was hit by a
shotgun slug that had passed through a deer before hitting the

A 22-year-old man was hit by a shotgun slug in Palo Alto County.

And a shotgun slug fired by another hunter struck a Minnesota
man in one of his hips.

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