TOWN OF RUTLAND, Wis. - A turkey hunter was shot by another
turkey hunter in the town of Rutland in Dane County Thursday
morning, according to a release from the Dane County Sheriff’s
Investigators found Robert Ruth, 46, was turkey
hunting with his 15-year-old daughter while another hunter, William
H. Tepp, 50, was also turkey hunting in the same area. Each
was unaware the other was there.
Tepp fired one round from
his shotgun at what he thought was a turkey and struck Ruth from
about 50 yards away, according to the release. Ruth was taken
to a hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.
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