Two Injured During Final Weekend of Shotgun Deer Season
DES MOINES – Two Iowa deer hunters sustained non-life threatening injuries during the final weekend of the shotgun deer season.
Michael Otto, 50, of Madrid, was treated after sustaining an injury to his elbow while deer hunting southwest of Madrid in Dallas County on Saturday. Otto was hit in the elbow by another hunter who was shooting at a running deer at approximately 11 a.m. Saturday. He was treated at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.
Holden Hillegas, 21, of Charles City, sustained a flesh wound to his upper back when he was struck by a deer slug fired from approximately 200 yards away by another hunter in his party shortly after 3 p.m. on Saturday while hunting near Floyd. He was treated at Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City.