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.

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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.

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Grim was then taken to the Ridgeview Hospital in Waconia.

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The incident is being investigated.