A western Iowa man who had been hunting coyote north of Woodbine, in Harrison County, accidentally shot himself over the weekend. Officials with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources say 40-year old Rex Baxter, of Woodbine, was putting his high-powered rifle in a vehicle, when the gun discharged.
A bullet passed through one of the man’s legs before becoming lodged in the other. The accident a little after seven A.M. Saturday. Baxter was taken to a hospital in Missouri Valley before being transferred to a trauma center in Omaha.
By Ric Hanson,KJAN Atlantic