HUNTER HIT: Father Accidently Shoots Son

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A Nebraska teen is recovering after authorities say his father accidentally shot him in the head while they were hunting in western Iowa Saturday morning.

The father and son were pheasant hunting in a field near Essex when the accident occurred.

Officials say Christopher Rearich of Omaha was carrying his shotgun and it went off, hitting his son, Ryan, in the back of the head.

The 18-year-old is hospitalized in Omaha and expected to survive.