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Hunter accidentally shot in Douglas County Tuesday

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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.

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