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Hunter shot in the Township of Thorp


TOWNSHIP OF THORP (WAOW)--The Clark County Sheriff reports a hunter was shot Sunday morning in the Township of Thorp, about three miles southwest of Thorp. The hunter's condition is unknown.

Authorities say the call came in just before eight o'clock Sunday morning. The Clark County Sheriff's Department and Wisconsin DNR responded to the scene.

According to a press release from the Sheriff's Department, one member of a hunting party was shooting at a deer when another hunting party member was shot. Thorp Fire and Ambulance and Ministry's Spirit Air responded to the scene. Authorities say the victim was flown to Ministry St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield.

The Wisconsin DNR is investigating.

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