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Man accidentally shot in barn near Hawley

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The Clay County Sheriff's Office is investigating an accidental shooting Monday night.

Sheriff's deputies responded to the call about 6:20 p.m. to a barn northwest of Hawley.

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Authorities said a young, adult male was shot in the thigh with a small-caliber bullet.

His injuries are non-life-threatening.

The man was believed to have been shooting pigeons in the barn and the bullet may have ricocheted off something and hit him.

The victim's name has not yet been released.

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