BOCA RATON, Fla. — An iguana hunter hired to kill the invasive species in a Florida neighborhood accidentally shot a pool worker last week.

WPTV reports Boca Raton police said the pool worker was shot in the leg with a pellet gun by an iguana hunter on June 24. 

The hunter was not charged in the incident.

The number of green Iguanas in the state-led wildlife officials this week to encourage homeowners to kill the reptiles.

Related: FWC encouraging Florida homeowners to kill green iguanas

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