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Minnesota man injured in hunting accident expected to be OK

November 19, 2018

WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) — A 22-year-old man was injured in a weekend hunting accident in central Minnesota, but he’s expected to be OK.

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office says Mitchel Macik, of Hector, was taken to a Willmar hospital by private vehicle Saturday after being shot in the leg with a small-caliber rifle bullet. He was with a group of hunters at the time.

Authorities say his injury is not life-threatening. They’re continuing to investigate what happened.

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