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Albert Lea man shot and hospitalized after campground accident

PLYMOUTH, Iowa. (KTTC) -- An Albert Lea man was shot and sent to the hospital after an accident at a campground.

This happened in Plymouth around 6 p.m. on Saturday. Richard Darcy, 22, was with his friend at the Camp at the Woods campground.

According to the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff's Office, they were handling a 9mm loaded pistol in an "inappropriate manner." The firearm then went off.

Darcy was taken to MercyOne hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Deputies said alcohol was a factor in the incident.

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