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Lake Shore Teen Shoots Foot While Deer Hunting

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LAKE SHORE (WCCO) — A 16-year-old Lake Shore boy had to go to the hospital after he shot himself in the foot with a shotgun while deer hunting, according to police.

The accident was reported Thursday afternoon at 1:38 p.m. on state land near Fritz Loven Park in Lake Shore.

Police say the boy, identified as Christopher Whitney, was resting the barrel of the 20-guage shotgun on his foot when it discharged.

Whitney was taken to a hospital in Brainerd.

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