WI: Elkhart Lake man in hospital after accidentally shot while pheasant hunting
Elkhart Lake man in hospital after accidentally shot while pheasant
Sheboygan Press staff . December 15, 2008
A 38-year-old Elkhart Lake man was hospitalized this weekend after
being accidentally shot while pheasant hunting in the Town of Rhine,
according to the Sheboygan County Sheriff's Department.
Wade Heimke was hunting in La Budde Marsh near county Highway A and
Keystone Road on Saturday morning when he was accidentally struck by
birdshot fired by his hunting partner Howard Hinze, 44, of Sheboygan,
said Capt. Dave Adams.
Heimke was struck in the hand and shoulder by five shotgun pellets.
He was transported to Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center with non-life
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