The Mahaska County Sheriff says a man accidentally shot at a shooting range west of Oskaloosa has died.Deputies responded to the range after getting a 911 call and found 73-year-old Dan Karow of Oskaloosa with a gun shot wound to the stomach.
Karow was transported by ambulance from the scene to Mahaska Health Partnership, and was then immediately life-flighted out of Oskaloosa. Mahaska County Sheriff Paul DeGeest said in a press release that Karow died a few hours after getting to the hospital. The press release states that Karow appeared to be unloading a revolver when it went off, striking him in the stomach.
Another resident who had come to the range to shoot discovered the injured Karow lying on the ground.
(Reporting by Charlie Comfort, KBOE, Oskaloosa)