(Wisconsin) The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is reporting that there were four accidental shootings opening weekend, one of them fatal. As reported Monday, a 65-year-old West Bend man was killed in Door County when he tripped exiting his blind and his shotgun went off hitting him in the chest. Also on Sunday, a 40-year-old man in Adams County was wounded working the slide on his pistol when it discharged into his left hand. Those injured on Saturday include a 62-year-old man in Washburn County and 14-year-old boy in Saint Croix County, who were each accidentally shot by hunters in deer drives.
- Washburn County: On Nov. 21, 2020 at approximately 11:30 a.m., a 62-year-old male victim was struck in the upper arm and face by a rifle round. The 19-year-old shooter and victim were participating in a deer drive together. The victim was taken by helicopter for medical treatment.
- Saint Croix County: On Nov. 21, 2020 at approximately 2:55 p.m., a 14-year-old male victim was struck in the left leg by a shotgun slug. The 27-year-old shooter and the victim were participating in a deer drive together. The victim was taken to a hospital, treated and released.
- Adams County: On Nov. 22, 2020 at approximately 1:00 p.m., the 40-year-old male shooter/victim was working the action of his pistol when it discharged into his left hand. The victim was treated at a local hospital.
- Door County: On Nov. 22, 2020 at approximately 5:00 p.m., the 65-year-old male victim/shooter was exiting his blind with his shotgun when he tripped and the firearm discharged into his chest. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.