Sheriff: Man Fatally Shot by Hunting Partner

Created: 11/20/2012 6:59 AM KSTP.com By: Jennie Olson

Authorities say a man was accidentally shot and killed by his hunting partner in Douglas County.
    
Sheriff's officials say the shooting happened about 5 p.m. Monday in the town of Superior - a few miles east of the Wisconsin-Minnesota border.
    
Deputies and fire and rescue personnel used machinery to cut brush and an all-terrain vehicle to get access to the victim in the woods.
    
WDIO-TV reports the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Identities have not been released.

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