Accidental Shooting In Beaver Dam Sends Man To Hospital

(Beaver Dam) One person was flown to Madison Sunday after an accidentally shooting in the Town of Beaver Dam. The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office and Beaver Dam EMS responded to the 8300 block of north Hickory Lane at 10:47am. Reports to dispatch indicated that a 41-year-old male had been accidentally shot in the chest. Authorities arrived to find the man with a single gunshot wound to the upper chest but he was conscious.  The victim was transported by ambulance to the Marshfield Medical Center Beaver Dam and later flown by MedFlight to UW Hospital in Madison. Sheriff Dale Schmidt says there is no threat to the community and the incident remains under investigation.