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WI - Hunter pronounced dead at Ladysmith hospital


A 26-year-old deer hunter from Madison was fatally shot by another hunter early Saturday afternoon in Price County. He was identified by authorities as Shaun L. Winter.

Price County Sheriff's Department deputies and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources are investigating the death, which took place in a rural area near the Town of Kennan.

They said the death appeared to be an accident and no foul play was suspected.

The gunshot victim was taken to Rusk County Memorial Hospital in Ladysmith where he was pronounced dead.

A Ladysmith police officer was dispatched to the hospital at 1:35 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 24, to assist the Price County and DNR in reference to the fatality. The officer was asked by Price County authorities to collect all clothing from the victim.

The clothing was bagged, sealed and secured in the Ladysmith Police Department evidence room, where it will be kept for Price County, according to Ladysmith police.

©Barron News Shield 2007

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