Sheriff: Man fatally shot by hunting partner
Shooting happened Monday afternoon near Superior
TOWN OF SUPERIOR, Wis. — Authorities say a man was accidentally shot and killed by his hunting partner in Douglas County.
Sheriff’s officials say the shooting happened about 5 p.m. Monday in the town of Superior — a few miles east of the Wisconsin-Minnesota border.
Deputies and fire and rescue personnel used machinery to cut brush and an all-terrain vehicle to get access to the victim in the woods.
WDIO-TV reported the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Identities have not been released.