Hunting incident in Allamakee County injures hunter - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

UPDATE: Injured Allamakee Co. hunter identified


The Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources says 36-year-old Michael Welch of Lansing was shot in the head while hunting Friday.

The DNR says Welch was hunting with about a dozen other people Friday morning.

They say during the hunt, Welch was hit in the back of the head by a shotgun slug, then fell 25 feet down a rocky hillside.

He was taken to a La Crosse hospital where he underwent surgery.

There's no word on his condition.

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