September 22, 2014


An 11-year-old boy who was hunting illegally mistook his 42-year-old father for a turkey and accidentally shot him in the in the upper left area of his chest with a .22-caliber rifle that cannot be used for hunting turkeys.

The shooting took place Sunday in the Town of Marathon.

The Marathon County shooting was one of three hunting accidents that happened last weekend, the DNR said.

The other two happened in Waushara and Douglas counties involving a woodcock hunter and archery deer hunter, King said.


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