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Hunter injured in Boone County


BOONE (KWWL) -- A Boone man has been hospitalized after being shot while hunting deer in Boone County.  The Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources say 27-year-old John Roberts was shot in the chest with a shotgun yesterday morning.  Roberts was airlifted to a Des Moines hospital. Officials believe his injury is non-life threatening.  They say Roberts was shot by a fellow hunter who was aiming for a deer that had run between them.

Online AnchorBob Waters

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