Man accidentally shoots himself in foot

Deputies: Man treated, arrested

Published On: Feb 28 2013 08:17:18 AM CST
NORTH FREEDOM, Wis. -

A North Freedom man was shot in the foot while cleaning his gun, according to the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies were called to the Bluff View Trailer Park on U.S. Highway 12 at 12:16 a.m. on Wednesday for a report of a man who had shot himself in the foot.

Daniel W. Cloyd, 36, was taken to the hospital for treatment and later arrested on suspicion of intoxicated use of a firearm.

Deputies said Cloyd admitted to consuming intoxicants before cleaning his gun.

No foul play is suspected.