LINCOLN COUNTY (WAOW)--A Depere man is in the hospital after he was attacked by a bear Friday morning.
According to a Lincoln County Sheriff's Department press release, Christopher Halfmann was hunting with a group of friends outside of Harding when he shot a bear. The injured bear attacked Halfmann before running away.
Halfmann was taken to a nearby hospital before being transported to Saint Vincent's hospital in Green Bay.
A hunting party later returned to the scene and killed the bear.