A hunter accidentally shot his own foot in Minnesota. It looks like he’ll be okay, but it’s an important safety reminder for you handgunners out there.

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A Sartell man was hospitalized after he accidentally shot his foot while deer hunting Sunday evening, according to a report from the Todd County Sheriff’s Office. Daniel Hayes, 26, of Sartell, Minn., was allegedly injured at around 6:30 p.m. five miles north of Clarissa, while unloading his firearm. The gun discharged, hitting Hayes in the foot and leaving him with non-life-threatening injuries, the report stated. The report also said Hayes was hospitalized in Staples, and later transported for care in St. Cloud. The case is still under investigation.

So remember: when you’re pointing the muzzle of your gun at the ground, make sure your foot’s not in the way…