Man shot in Peshtigo woods in
apparent hunting accident
Associated Press - September 22, 2007
PESHTIGO, Wis. (AP) - The Marinette County Sheriff's Department
says a man was shot in a wooded area in the Town of Peshtigo in what
appears to be a hunting accident.
Authorities say the man received the non-life threatening injury
They say the 63-year-old's wound to his upper back was treated at
The accident happened at the Peshtigo Harbor Wildlife Area.
A news release this morning says the incident is under
investigation by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources as a
The man's name was not released.
Man injured in hunting accident
September 22, 2007
Gannett Wisconsin Newspapers
TOWN OF PESHTIGO — A 63-year-old man was treated for non-life
threatening injuries Friday after being shot in the same wooded area
where Green Bay hunter Cha Vang’s body was found earlier this year.
In what is being classified as a “hunting accident,” the man was
shot in the upper back, according to the Marinette County Sheriff’s
Responding to calls at 1:28 p.m. on Friday, the Marinette Rescue
Squad and Bay Area Medical Center paramedics treated the man at the
Peshtigo Harbor Wildlife Area off Harbor Road.
The incident is under investigation by the Department of Natural
Earlier this year, Vang’s body was found in the same woods. A
29-year-old Peshtigo man, James Nichols, is accused of killing the
30-year-old Vang on Jan. 5 after the men crossed paths while
hunting. Nichols, 29, of Peshtigo allegedly shot Vang with a shotgun
and then stabbed him before hiding his body under a log.
Nichols will stand trial Oct. 1.