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Hunting accident injures Iowa man

MUSCATINE (KWWL) - The Iowa Department Of Natural Resources said a Muscatine man was shot in the foot by another deer hunter.

It happened this past weekend north of Muscatine.

The DNR said Joseph Petersen of Muscatine was shot by Gary Lilienthal of Coralville on Sunday.

Investigators said Lilienthal was shooting at a moving deer and missed. That's when the bullet struck Petersen in the foot.

Peterson was taken to a Muscatine hospital, and transferred to University Hospitals in Iowa City.

Online Executive Producer: Nate Leding

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