LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Columbus, Indiana man has received life-threatening injuries after he was hurt in a "firearms incident" while hunting.

This is according to a release from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

Authorities say the incident happened Saturday morning in Holton, which is in Ripley County.

According to officials, the man was hunting with his brother. A juvenile was also present.

Ripley County deputies were the first officials at the scene.

Conservation officers arrived around 8:35 a.m.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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