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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.

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.

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