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Christmas day shooting in Wadena County leaves one injured

A 25-year-old man was transported to the Park Rapids hospital following a Christmas day shooting in Wadena County.

The man apparently suffered multiple BB injuries to the face from a rifle shot, Wadena County authorities said.

None of the estimated 10 BBs struck the man's eyes.

The man's father dialed 911 to alert authorities. Wadena County and Sebeka First Responders were on the scene.

The victim was conscious and able to walk to the ambulance.

The shooting occurred at 12:30 p.m. No other information was immediately available

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