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Hunter Injured Friday While Hunting Deer in Delaware County
Posted: 12/30/2011

DELHI – A Dubuque man was injured Friday after shooting himself in the leg while deer hunting in Delaware County.

Kenneth Leslein, 53, was hunting deer in a wooded area near the Maquoketa River west of Delhi when he slipped and the pistol he was using discharged into his lower leg shortly before 8:20 a.m.

Leslein was taken to Regional Medical Center in Manchester then transferred to University of Iowa Hospitals where he was being treated for what are believed to be a non-life threatening injury.