Man wounded while squirrel hunting, authorities say

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP)

Authorities say a man has been wounded while squirrel hunting near Schuyler.

The Lincoln Police Department says the 30-year-old walked into a Lincoln hospital around 2 p.m. Monday. Police say he and some friends had been hunting at the Whitetail Wildlife Management Area when one of his friends accidentally shot the man in a thigh.        

The .22-caliber bullet wound was described as non-life-threatening.