16-year-old girl taken to hospital after hunting accident

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Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch says on November 6th his department was informed that a 16-year-old girl was being taken to a Brainerd Hospital for a gunshot wound to her foot.

Through further investigation the sheriff's office learned that while loading gear into a vehicle after hunting in rural Pequot Lakes, MN the rifle accidentally discharged one round into her foot.