An Independence man suffered shotgun injuries while pheasant hunting in northwest Iowa Friday morning.


Spencer Nelson, 37, was hunting northeast of Spencer when a boy walking behind him accidentally discharged his shotgun. Nelson was wounded in the thigh, hand and arm, according to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

An Independence man suffered shotgun injuries while pheasant hunting in northwest Iowa Friday morning.


Spencer Nelson, 37, was hunting northeast of Spencer when a boy walking behind him accidentally discharged his shotgun. Nelson was wounded in the thigh, hand and arm, according to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.