RED OAK, Iowa — Authorities say a southwest Iowa man is in critical condition after accidentally shooting himself in the face.
Red Oak police say 28-year-old Cody Allen Keith Tunnell was handling a weapon when it went off. He told authorities he thought the weapon was unloaded. Authorities say they also interviewed witnesses.
Tunnell was taken to a local hospital before being airlifted to the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.
The Omaha World-Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1wIDoE3 ) Tunnell is listed in stable but critical condition as of Thursday morning.
The shooting remains under investigation.
Information from: Omaha World-Herald, http://www.omaha.com/