29 February 2004
A hunter is recovering at a Fox Valley hospital after
being accidentally shot by another member of his hunting party Saturday
According to the Shawano County Sheriff's Department, they
received a phone call at about 9:10 a.m. reporting that the man had been
accidentally shot while hunting with of his friends at the Wolf River Game
Farm at W6796 State Road 156, Shiocton.
Authorities were told that a bird had flown between the
group and while one of the hunters swung his shotgun around he shot the man
in the lower torso with a load from his shotgun.
The victim was transported by Theda Star Helicopter to
Theda Clark Regional Medical Center in Neenah were he is being treated for
non-life threatening injuries.
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