A Mandan man was wounded in a hunting accident less than four
hours after the beginning of deer season.
Morton County Sheriff's Capt. Lynn Woodall said the 61-year-old
man was shot at approximately 3:15 p.m. Friday while hunting in
Graner Bottoms. The man was airlifted to St. Alexius, mostly because
of the condition of the area where he was hunting, Woodall said.
The deer hunting season opened at noon on Friday across the
Woodall said he could not release many details about the incident
yet. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department also was involved in
investigating the incident.
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