Elk River man shot by brother in holiday grouse hunting accident
A 25-year-old man was transported to the Park Rapids hospital following a Christmas day shooting in Wadena County.
The man, identified as Mark Vonada, of Elk River, was allegedly shot by his 15-year-old Park Rapids brother as they were grouse hunting, according to Wadena County Sheriff Mike Carr.
The accident occurred at 12:30 p.m. Saturday in a brush-covered area northeast of Sebeka in Meadow Township.
Pellets from the 12-gauge shotgun hit Vonada's head and face.
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