SHOOTING ACCIDENT: Hunter Hospitalized

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A central Iowa man has been hospitalized Saturday recovering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says 53-year old Tim Oelschlager of Roland was pheasant hunting near Eldora Saturday morning.  When he was getting back into his truck his 12-gauge shotgun went off, hitting him in the foot.

He was taken to a nearby hospital and then airlifted to Iowa City. 

Officials haven’t released his condition. The DNR are still investigating the incident.

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