Dog triggers accidental shooting in Cass County

9:13 PM, Sep 24, 2013   |    comments
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FEDERAL DAM, Minn. - A 19-year-old is being treated for a gunshot wound to his right leg after a dog triggered a shotgun to accidentally fire.

The man was duck hunting on the Leech River at about 9:20 a.m. on Sunday near Federal Dam when a dog jumped into the boat, causing a shotgun to discharge.

The man suffered non-life threatening injuries, but was taken to an area hospital for treatment

The incident remains under investigation; however no criminal charges are pending.

The Cass County Sheriffs Office was assisted by the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department.

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