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SW Iowa teen hurt in hunting accident

LENOX (KWWL) -- A southwest Iowa teenager is recovering after a hunting accident near his hometown in Lenox.

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says Ely Will, 15, accidentally shot himself in the left leg on Sunday. Officials say Will was crossing a ditch with another teenager when his .22-caliber rifle fired, hitting Will in the calf.

Department spokesman Kevin Baskins says the injury is not life threatening.

Online producer:  JJ Murray

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