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Richland teen shot while deer hunting Sunday

Dec 05, 2010

A 15-year-old Richland teen was struck by a deer slug about 11:30 a.m. Sunday while hunting deer north of Batavia in Jefferson County.

According to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Nazareth Rambo was hunting in a party of seven or eight others when a shotgun slug fired by another member of the party passed through a deer and struck him in the ankle.

Rambo was treated and released from the Jefferson County Health Center.

The incident remains under investigation by the Iowa DNR.

For the complete article, see the Monday, Dec. 6, 2010, printed edition of The Fairfield Ledger.

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