Dunn County Sheriff's Office
Man Shot, Injured, in Hunting Accident
On Saturday, September 8th, 2019 the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office, Menomonie Fire Department and Wisconsin DNR responded to the 3900 block of 640th St, in the Town of Red Cedar for a report of a male subject who had been shot.
The subsequent investigation showed four family members were bird hunting together at a game farm. One member set a shotgun down against some brush to tend to a dog. The shotgun fell over, causing the gun to fire. The safety on the shotgun was not engaged and the bird shot struck the victim.
The 60-year-old male victim was flown from the scene by Mayo helicopter.
The incident remains under investigation by the Wisconsin DNR.