Tama man hurt when hunting dog steps on gun
Associated Press - October 27, 2007
TAMA, Iowa (AP) - A Tama man was injured when hunting dogs
stepped on his gun.
Officials with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources say
37-year-old James Harris was pheasant hunting with a group about
three miles north of Grinnell when the accident happened.
Officials say the group had shot a bird and when Harris went to
retrieve it, he put his gun on the ground and crossed a fence. As he
crossed the fence, hunting dogs stepped on his gun causing it to
Harris was shot in the lower left leg.
He was treated at Grinnell Medical Center and later transferred
by helicopter to University Hospitals in Iowa City.
The investigation is continuing.
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