GREENVILLE — A 61-year-old Appleton man was taken to Appleton
Medical Center about 5 p.m. Sunday with a nonlife-threatening
gunshot wound after being accidently shot by his brother while
squirrel hunting in rural Waushara County.
reportedly happened in a wooded area near Wautoma.
victim was shot through the left thigh by a .22-rifle with the
bullet lodging in his right thigh
“It is a hunting
accident,” Staff Sgt. Ryan Carpenter said. “They lost track of each
other and his brother ended up seeing a squirrel and didn’t see his
brother behind it and ended up shooting his brother in the thigh.”
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