Brief

DNR: 11 year old killed during hunting accident

By: - November 22, 2022 6:41 am

Three deer run across the top of the Outagamie County landfill mound. (Photos by JT Cestkowski)

An 11-year-old boy was fatally shot in the Township of Seneca in Green Lake County on Sunday during a hunting accident. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Green Lake County Sheriff’s Office, and emergency medical services responded to the fatal incident.

The boy had been deer hunting with a 41-year-old man and others. A DNR press release states that the man was unloading a firearm while in the back seat of a vehicle, and the weapon discharged. The boy was flown via Med Flight to a hospital, where he died.

The DNR and other authorities offered their condolences to the family. Deer hunting season is currently underway throughout Wisconsin.

GET THE MORNING HEADLINES DELIVERED TO YOUR INBOX

Our stories may be republished online or in print under Creative Commons license CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. We ask that you edit only for style or to shorten, provide proper attribution and link to our web site. Please see our republishing guidelines for use of photos and graphics.

Isiah Holmes
Isiah Holmes

Isiah Holmes is a journalist and videographer, and a lifelong resident of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His writing has been featured in Urban Milwaukee, Isthmus, Milwaukee Stories, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Services, Pontiac Tribune, the Progressive Magazine, Al Jazeera, and other outlets.

MORE FROM AUTHOR