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Man shot while turkey hunting

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GUTHRIE COUNTY (KWWL) -

A man was airlifted to the hospital after being shot while turkey hunting on Saturday morning.

It happened in western Iowa in Guthrie County. 

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says 51-year-old Richard Groom was hit by a shot from another hunter he was with, while the men were hunting about 10 miles west of Panora.  The shot hit him in the upper torso.

Groom was airlifted to Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines.

The incident is under investigation by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

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