A teenage hunter was shot to death in northeast Iowa. The teen, who was from Manchester, was killed in a hunting accident in Delaware County Monday afternoon.
The Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim as 18-year old Ronald Lawson. Lawson was hunting with a group about one mile north of Dundee when he was accidentally shot shortly after 12:30 pm. A member of the hunting party was doing random target practice when he fired a shot that struck Lawson. At the time, Lawson was out of sight behind dense foliage.
The shooting remains under investigation by the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office and the DNR.
(Story contributed by Janelle Tucker, KMCH, Manchester)