Nov 14, 2013 at 1:42 pm
TODD COUNTY, Minn. (KNSI) - A man was treated and released after being hit by a hunter's bullet in the leg.
The Todd County Sheriff's office says Bruce Barthel was taken to the St. Gabriel's Hospital emergency room just before 4pm yesterday to be treated for a gunshot wound to his right thigh.
Barthel was reportedly in his yard in rural Burtrum when a nearby group of deer hunters shot at a deer. Barthel says he heard what he believes to have been a slug ricocheting off of something before it struck him.
The wound was not life-threatening.
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