Fatal hunting accident reported in south-central Iowa
Authorities are investigating a fatal hunting accident in south-central Iowa.
Marion County deputies and Iowa Natural Resources Department officials responded to a report of the shooting around 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Robert's Creek Park on the north side of Lake Red Rock.
Officials say 23-year-old Blake E. Schroder, of Leighton, was fatally struck by a round apparently fired by a member of his hunting party.
An investigation is continuing, and an autopsy at the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner is pending.