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A Man is injured in a hunting accident in Stoddard County

Jan 01, 2013 -- 9:16am


Stoddard County Sheriff Carl Hefner says a 32-ydear old man is in serious condition after being shot in the shoulder and neck. He was reportedly hunting in the Otter Slough area around 8 o clock Monday morning. Hefner says he had injuries to his left shoulder and some pellets embedded in his neck.

He was taken to a hospital in Dexter and later flown to the Saint Francis Medical Hospital in Cape

Girardeau. He has not yet been named and we do not know the extent of his injuries. An investigation into how the shooting occurred is underway. 

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