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Hunter shoots self in foot

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Perham Minnesota 222 2nd Avenue SE 56573

A Sartell man was hospitalized after he accidentally shot his foot while deer hunting Sunday evening, according to a report from the Todd County Sheriff's Office.

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Daniel Hayes, 26, of Sartell, Minn., was allegedly injured at around 6:30 p.m. five miles north of Clarissa, while unloading his firearm. The gun discharged, hitting Hayes in the foot and leaving him with non-life-threatening injuries, the report stated.

The report also said Hayes was hospitalized in Staples, and later transported for care in St. Cloud.

The case is still under investigation.

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