Man injured while duck shooting
"Man injured while duck shooting"
Police and Ambulance
were called to a rural property in the western districts
area of Southland this morning, after a 46-year-old man
suffered a shotgun wound to his leg while duck shooting.
The man’s injury is not life-threatening and he
has been transported to Invercargill Hospital by helicopter.
A number of other adults were present at the time
the man was injured and enquiries are ongoing to confirm
exactly how the injury occurred.
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