ELDORA — An Iowa hunter is recovering after shooting himself in the foot with a shotgun while getting into a pickup truck.

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources said it is investigating the incident that happened near Eldora.

Officials said Tim Oelschlager, 53, of Roland, shot himself in the foot Saturday morning.

He was taken to Grundy County Memorial Hospital and then flown to University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City.

Hospital officials have not released any information about his condition.

— AP

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