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Hunter shot in head by bullet fragment

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MARQUETTE COUNTY -- A hunter was shot in the head by a stray bullet fragment shortly after 9 a.m. Saturday.

Authorities say his injury is not life threatening.

The Marquette County Sheriff's Department received a 911 report of a hunting accident on Puckaway Road in Marquette County. The site of the accident is located in the Public Hunting land near the Grand River Marsh.

The incident is being treated as an accidental shooting. The Wisconsin DNR and the Marquette County Sheriff's Department are still investigating the incident.

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