IA: Man Shoots His Own Leg While Hunting
December 12, 2009
Man Shoots His Own Leg While Hunting In Iowa
VINTON, Iowa (AP) ― A 34-year-old Iowa man shot himself in the leg while
deer hunting in Marion County.
Iowa Department of Natural Resources spokesman Kevin Baskins says Daniel
Higdon was re-holstering a handgun Saturday when the pistol discharged and
hit him in the lower leg.
The Vinton man was taken by ambulance to Iowa Methodist Medical Center in
Baskins says the bullet passed through Higdon's calf and the injuries
were not life threatening.
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