Hunter accidently shoots himself in the hand

CREATED Nov 24, 2013

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  • A deer. | Photo: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

GRANT COUNTY – A man from Mukwonago was injured while deer hunting on private property during the first day of the state’s gun deer season.

According to the Journal Sentinel, a 32-year old man was loading a .45 handgun while sitting in a tree stand when he accidentally shot himself in the hand.

The man was taken to a hospital nearby in Lancaster, WI before heading to the UW-Madison Hospital for treatment.