Man shot in hunting accident near Tracy, Minnesota

- A man was accidentally shot while hunting over the weekend in Redwood County, Minnesota.

The shooting was reported at 11:50 a.m. near Aspen Avenue and 190th Street in Redwood County, about halfway between Milroy and Tracy, Minn.

Officials determined one of the hunters shot at a deer located between the shooter and another hunter, but missed and wounded the other man in the leg. The man was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Everyone involved was wearing the appropriate amount of blaze orange clothing as required by law, and no arrests were made.

The Minnesota DNR reminds hunters to use extreme caution while conducting deer drives and to always be aware where all the hunters are located.

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