Man Injured by Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound at Brushy Creek
FORT DODGE – An Ames man suffered a gun shot wound to his left hand Monday evening at the Brushy Creek shooting range in Webster County.
Chris Degan, 33, was unloading his 9mm handgun when the weapon fired into his left hand shortly after 5 p.m. Monday. He was taken by a friend to a hospital in Webster City and then transferred by helicopter to Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. His injury is believed to be non-life threatening.