Hunter was killed after a member of his looking occasion shot him within the face

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PANORRA, Iowa — An Illinois hunter died after somebody shot him within the face in his looking occasion, an Iowa Division of Pure Sources official mentioned Saturday.

The division mentioned in a written assertion that its legislation enforcement arm is investigating the killing of Seth Egelhoff, 26, of Chesterfield, Illinois.

Somebody referred to as 911 round 1 p.m. Saturday to report that Eaglehoff had been shot whereas looking waterfowl at Bays Department Wildlife Space, simply north of Panora, in accordance with the discharge. Emergency responders transported Egelhof to a location the place he could possibly be picked up by a medical helicopter, however he died en route, the division mentioned.

Conservation Officer Jeremy King mentioned the capturing gave the impression to be unintentional. The Guthrie County Sheriff’s Workplace and Iowa State Patrol are helping within the investigation.

The wildlife space is positioned about 40 miles northwest of Des Moines.

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