Racine Co. Sheriff’s Office: 69-year-old man suffers self-inflicted gunshot wound in hunting accident

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Racine County Sheriff's Office

BURLINGTON (WITI) — Racine County Sheriff’s officials say a man suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his foot as a result of a hunting accident.

On Wednesday, April 29th, shortly before 4:00 p.m., the Racine County Communications Center was advised there was a patient at the Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the foot.

Racine County Sheriff’s deputies, investigators and DNR wardens responded to investigate.

The preliminary investigation has shown the injury was a result of a hunting accident.

The victim is a 69-year-old man from the Town of Dover.

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