(Burlington)— Officials say a southeast Iowa man is recovering after he shot himself in the foot while hunting.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says 31 year old Dustin Guernsey was injured Saturday in Lee County. He was hunting snow geese at the time of the mishap.
DNR officers say he was carrying equipment and his shotgun as he walked across a field. He apparently stumbled and the shotgun discharged into his left foot.
Guernsey was taken to a local hospital for the treatment of injuries.