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Man shot in lip while hunting in Miner County

The South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks. (Republic file photo)

MINER COUNTY — A man sustained a non-fatal shot over the weekend while pheasant hunting in Miner County.

At approximately 1:15 p.m. Saturday on private land in Miner County, a man was shot in the lip with a pellet from another hunter. The man, whose name is not being released by South Dakota Game Fish & Parks, was blocking at one end of the field when he was hit by another hunter at the opposite end.

The injury was minor, according to GF&P, and the victim was transported to a nearby hospital. No citations are being issued.

Conservation Officer Evan Meyer investigated the incident.

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