Authorities say at least four hunters have been wounded while
hunting in Iowa in the past several days.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says a Fort Dodge man
accidentally shot himself while deer hunting in Webster County on
The agency says 36-year-old Michael Ziemann was taking a shot a
deer with a handgun when the gun went off, hitting him in the right
leg. He was taken to a Fort Dodge hospital with what is believed to
be a non-life threatening injury.
Three other hunters were wounded over the weekend. Those
accidents were in Page County and in Lucas County on Saturday and in
Appanoose County on Sunday.
Fair Use Notice: This document may contain copyrighted material
whose use has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owners. We believe
that this not-for-profit, educational use on the Web constitutes
a fair use of the copyrighted material (as provided for in section
107 of the US Copyright Law). If you wish to use this copyrighted
material for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must
obtain permission from the copyright owner.