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Injured Waterloo hunter is home recovering

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -

An injured Waterloo hunter is back home Sunday night.

38-year old Thomas Burns was out with a group of 21 hunters in Appanoose County last weekend.

The Iowa DNR reports, one of the hunters shot at a running deer, hitting Burns with a 12-gauge shotgun shell.

Burns has been undergoing treatment at a Des Moines hospital. His family members said, Burns has a long recovery ahead of him.

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