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Duck hunter shot by deer hunter in Waukesha County

Posted at 6:30 PM, Nov 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-27 11:05:35-05

WAUKESHA COUNTY – Police say a duck hunter was shot and injured by a deer hunter on Sunday in Oconomowoc.

It happened around 2 p.m. near Mapleton Road in Oconomowoc. 

Witnesses tell TODAY’S TMJ4 the duck hunter was dressed in camouflage and the shooting appeared to be accidental. 

The Town of Oconomowoc and the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene. TODAY’S TMJ4 has also learned the ambulance that was called to the scene crashed into a light pole and was taken away by a tow truck. 

Neighbors say the injured hunter was eventually transported to a nearby hospital. There is no word on their condition. 

The incident remains under investigation. The Wisconsin DNR says they will release more information on Monday. 

Stay with TODAY’S TMJ4 for further updates on this developing story.