MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities in Carver County say a man was shot in the face and chest while duck hunting over the weekend.
According to the sheriff’s office, the 61-year-old was hunting in Hollwood Township on Sunday when his hunting partner’s shotgun went off, striking him.
The 61-year-old was transported by ambulance to Hennepin Health Care with non-life-threatening injuries.
Officials say the incident happened after his hunting partner set his gun down to secure the boat.
The Carver County Sherrif’s office is still investigating.