The Waushara County Sheriff said one person was injured in a hunting accident Nov. 26 in Coloma.

According to a news release, around 4:45 p.m. dispatch received a call reporting someone had been shot in a near the intersection of Czech Ave and 7th Court in the Town of Coloma

A 26-year-old woman suffered a gunshot wound to the leg. The DNR’s incident log states, the shooter shot at what he thought was a deer and struck the victim in the leg. Investigators said the victim, and the 51-year-old man that shot the woman are not from the area.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting are still under investigation by the Waushara County Sheriff’s Office and the Wisconsin DNR.


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