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Hunter dies after accidental shooting

Hunting accident graphic
Hunting accident graphic

HAMBURG, Wis (WSAU)   There was a fatal hunting accident in western MarathonCounty on Sunday. It happened around 10am in the woods near Hamburg. The DNR and sheriffs deputies responded. The hunter did not survive.

Next of kin was still being notified late yesterday. More information, including the victim's name, will be released later today.

It's the second time a hunter has been shot during this year's squirrel season. On September 15 another hunter was shot in the abdomen in Kronenwetter. His was rushed to WausauAspirusHospital and survived his injuries.