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Bullet to head won't keep Ely teen angler off the ice

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Ryan Byrnes heard gunshots coming from the north end of Shagawa Lake about 10 seconds before he was hit in the back of the head by a bullet that came into his fish house on Thursday.


"It hurt pretty badly and bled a lot," said Byrnes, who is from Phoenix and studying at Vermilion Community College. "I had a good feeling it was a bullet right away."

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