11-year-old boy killed on hunting trip

Missing Black River Falls Man Found Dead


GREEN LAKE COUNTY, Wis. — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources said a hunting incident in the Town of Seneca left an 11-year-old boy dead Sunday morning.

Shortly before 9 a.m. Sunday, the DNR said a 41-year-old man was trying to unload his firearm while it was placed in the back seat of a vehicle. However, the firearm discharged, striking the 11-year-old. He was flown via Med Flight to a local hospital but later died from his injuries.

Both the man and boy were members of the same hunting party, according to the DNR.