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MN: Hunter arrested at Spring Lake Park

December 4, 2012

From Hastings Star Gazette

Dakota County deputies arrested a duck hunter at Spring Lake Park Thursday, Nov. 29, after he allegedly shot at another hunter during an argument at the park in Nininger Township, west of Hastings.
A hunter was angrily confronted by another hunter as he was placing decoys in the water. Words were exchanged and eventually the argument grew heated.
It culminated with one hunter shooting a shotgun at the individual placing the decoys in the water.
Both the victim and a witness reported pellets striking the side of the victimís boat. No one was struck by the pellets.
The suspect was positively identified by the victim and witness, and was transported to the Dakota County Jail in Hastings. He was booked on probable cause for assault.

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