OMAHA — A Fort Calhoun man is in the hospital after being shot in the lower leg while deer hunting.
The 45-year-old man was alert when members of the Fort Calhoun Volunteer Fire Department loaded him into an ambulance Monday.
Washington County Sheriff Mike Robinson said the hunter was walking through a field when he was shot outside Fort Calhoun.
Robinson estimates that the hunter was hit from "a quarter to a half mile away."
He says no citations have been issued. Deputies are investigating the incident.
The name of the man hasn't been released.