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Missouri pheasant hunter injured in Iowa

SPENCER, Iowa (AP) - A Missouri man has been injured while pheasant hunting in Iowa.

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says Steve Nelson, of Independence, Mo., was shot in the upper thigh, hand and arm by a 12-gauge shotgun being carried by a juvenile walking behind him Friday morning near Spencer in northwest Iowa.

DNR spokesman Kevin Baskins says the shotgun accidentally discharged as it was being carried.

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