BOYCEVILLE, Wisconsin — A Menomonie deer hunter is in critical
condition after he was shot in the stomach by members of his own
52-year-old Brian Kohnke was participating in
a deer drive Thursday morning near Boyceville when he was shot. He
was flown to a hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota, and is in critical
A deer drive is a hunting technique in
which hunters attempt to flush deer into firing lanes.
Yearman of the Department of Natural Resources says about 20 hunters
were involved in the deer drive and Kohnke was one of five standers.
Yearman says a deer ran by and several shots were fired — one hit
Kohnke in the stomach.
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