Man injured in anvil shooting competition

Published: Jun. 6, 2011 at 8:10 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 7, 2011 at 4:19 PM CDT
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A man was hurt at an anvil shooting competition at the Farmington Country Days on Saturday afternoon and is now recovering.

Officials are not clear on how the competitor got injured at the competition, but he was airlifted to a St. Louis hospital.

He was conscious and communicating when he was taken from the scene.

Officials from the competition say that four members of the production team were also taken to local hospitals, but only with minor injuries.

The U.S. Championship Anvil Shooting finals continued as previously scheduled on the grounds of St. Paul Lutheran School.

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