MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 54-year-old Norwood Young America man is in the hospital after a hunting accident Sunday, according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office.
On Oct. 5 at around 11:35 a.m., the sheriff’s office received a report of a gunshot injury from the Carver County Sheriff’s Office.READ MORE: Another Racist Video Involving Students Under Investigation At Prior Lake High School
Authorities say the injured hunter, identified as Steven Grimm, was hunting at the Golden Meadows Hunting Preserve when he was shot. He was with a hunting party with seven other people walking in a line when a bird was flushed up. Several hunters fired at the bird and Grim was struck by pellets in the upper torso and head.READ MORE: Minnesota DNR Looking To Buy Black Spruce Pine Cones
Grim was then taken to the Ridgeview Hospital in Waconia.MORE NEWS: Gov. Walz Announces 1M Additional At-Home Test Kits & More Booster Opportunities For Parents
The incident is being investigated.