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    Dogs shoot man on hunting trip

    Dogs shoot man on hunting trip

    Mon Oct 29, 2:52 PM ET - AFP



    A pack of hunting dogs shot an Iowa man as he went to retrieve a fallen pheasant, authorities said.
    James Harris, 37, was shot in the leg while hunting with some friends on Saturday afternoon.


    The group shot a bird which landed on the other side of a fence, the Iowa Department of Natural Resource said in a press release.
    "Harris reportedly went to retrieve the bird, placed his gun on the ground and crossed the fence near the muzzle end," the press release said.
    "When he crossed the fence, hunting dogs stepped on the gun, which discharged and struck Harris in the left calf at a distance of roughly three feet."


    Harris was treated at a regional medical center and later transported by helicopter to an Iowa City hospital.




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    Oh damn.........kinda funny in an odd way LOL! Glad it only hit the leg!
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    Dang it! You stole my thunder!!!

    I was just about to post this.


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    Man shoots dogs: Not news.

    Dogs shoot man: News!

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    Perhaps that hunter will learn his place. Hunting dogs want to retrieve the bird, the dogs were just protecting their turf!
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheeBadOne View Post
    Perhaps that hunter will learn his place. Hunting dogs want to retrieve the bird, the dogs were just protecting their turf!
    I agree the dog is suppose to retieve thats why they call them retrievers.


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