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DNR investigating hunting incident involving man shot in the leg

  • 1/13/2020 12:59:00 PM
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BENTON COUNTY, Iowa - On January 11, 2020, at approximately 12:21pm, a man was shot in the leg while pursuing a coyote across a field near Keystone, Iowa.

Brian McManemy, 41, of Blairstown, was a passenger in a pickup truck while coyote hunting when one of the firearms in the vehicle discharged and struck him in the left leg. He was transported to a Cedar Rapids hospital with non-life threatening injuries. .

The incident happened in Benton County, just north of Highway 30 at 13th Avenue, southwest of Keystone in a field.

This incident remains under investigation by the DNR. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office also responded to the incident.