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Crandon man injured while huntingSubmitted: 11/19/2017
Crandon man injured while hunting
Dakota Sherek
Dakota Sherek
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dsherek@wjfw.com

WISCONSIN - 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 two other hunting accidents in the state.

A 49-year-old man in Brown County shot himself in the ankle around 5:30 in the morning on Saturday. Later that same day just after 1 p.m. in Shawano County, a 51-year-old man shot himself in the leg when he bent over and his holstered handgun fired.

All three men injured statewide while hunting did not have life-threatening injuries.


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