Omaha man injured in hunting incident near Yutan
YUTAN, Neb. -- An Omaha man was reportedly accidently shot in a hunting incident at about 7:30 a.m. Nov. 19 along the Platte River southeast of Yutan.
Officials said the victim is a 22-year-old man and he was taken to a nearby hospital for non-life-threatening injuries to both of his hands.
According to authorities, the victim was reportedly unintentionally shot by another person in his hunting party.
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission said this is the third hunting incident reported in 2022 and the second in two days. Eight hunting incidents with personal injury were reported in 2021 and five incidents were reported in 2020.
The incident is under investigation by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and the Saunders County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene.