Rural Hector Man Shot in Leg While Hunting


Authorities are investigating after a hunter was shot in the leg just before 10 Saturday morning in Kandiyohi County.

A news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office says 22-year-old Mitchel Macik of rural Hector was shot in the leg by a small caliber rifle while out with a group of small game hunters.

Authorities say they were hunting in the 8900 block of 53rd Street Southeast in Fahlun Township, which is about 10 miles southeast of Willmar.

Macik was taken to Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar by a private vehicle for treatment of what authorities say was a non-life threatening injury.


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