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One Crandon man injured in hunting accidentSubmitted: 11/19/2017
ARMSTRONG CREEK - Around 9:12 a.m. on Saturday emergency responders assisted a 49-year-old Crandon man who accidentally shot himself while hunting in Armstrong Creek, according to DNR Safety Specialist Warden Mark Little.

Little said the man saw a deer while sitting in his truck. He went to grab his rifle, and as he was manipulating the gun it went off. A bullet went through the man's upper right leg and lower left leg, exiting out the driver-side door.


The injuries were not life-threatening.

Little said there were also hunting accidents in Brown and Shawano Counties. Both incidents were also self-inflicted gunshot wounds, and both men suffered non-life threatening injuries. 


Story By: Dakota Sherek

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