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Todd County man struck by ricochet

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Perham Minnesota 222 2nd Avenue SE 56573

Bruce Barthel of rural Burtrum in Todd County was admitted to St. Gabriel's Hospital in Little Falls Sunday for treatment of a gunshot wound.

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According to the Todd County Sheriff's office, Barthel was in his yard by his garage when a group of deer hunters shot a deer. Barthel said he heard what appeared to be a slug richochet off of something and then he was struck in the leg.

Barthel was treated and released. The wound was not life-threatening.

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