GREEN BAY — Wisconsin’s gun deer season opening weekend ended with at least three hunting-related fatalities.
A hunter was reportedly shot by his hunting partner in Douglas County Tuesday, November 20th. This shooting occurred in the Town of Superior around 5:00 p.m.
The victim’s identity has not yet been released.
Authorities say 41-year-old Shawn Lemanski, of Grafton, died from injuries suffered when he fell from a tree stand in the Marathon County town of Cassel. Also, 51-year-old Steven Jackson, of Antigo, died after he was found unresponsive in the woods near Gleason in Lincoln County.
A 22-year-old Milwaukee man died while hunting on the grounds of Fort McCoy. Authorities say Thomas Stamborski suffered a gunshot wound on land approved for hunting.
All deaths occurred Saturday, November 17th — during gun deer season opening weekend.