DNR investigating shooting involving two hunters in Manitowoc County
MANITOWOC COUNTY (WITI) – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says it is investigating a shooting involving two hunters in Manitowoc County. This, according to FOX6’s sister station, WLUK in Green Bay.
A DNR warden supervisor says the incident happened Saturday, November 29th on private land near the Clarks Mills area near the village of Valders.
He says a 16-year-old from Reedsville was shooting at a deer in the field with a shotgun.
However, he hit a 24-year-old Brillion man who was in a wooded area.
The Brillion man’s injuries are serious but non life-threatening.
The DNR says both hunters were wearing blaze orange.
Officials say this incident appears to be accidental, but the investigation continues.