CRYSTAL FALLS - A hunter from Ohio was injured early Monday morning in Iron County when he accidentally shot himself in the foot.
Iron County Sheriff Mark Valesano reported that the incident occurred off of Little Finland Road in Bates Township.
While deer hunting, 67-year-old Douglas Shelia of Chardon, Ohio accidentally shot his right foot with a 30.06 caliber rifle, said Valesano.
Shelia was transported by his friends to the Northstar Hospital in Iron River.
Valesano said that Shelia was treated for a non life-threatening injury and is expected to make a full recovery.
"While out in the woods looking for that trophy buck, be diligent practicing gun safety at all times to ensure a safe and successful hunt for everyone," said Valesano.
In Wisconsin, conservation wardens say an increasing number of headless bucks have been found in northeastern Wisconsin.
State Department of Natural Resources warden Mike Stahl says investigators don't know why at least a half dozen bucks have been found without their heads since the last week of October.
The DNR say four were found in Oconto County's Little Suamico-Abrams area. One was found in the Town of
Spruce and another in Marinette County.
Stahl said that because of various stages of decay, it's not known how all bucks were killed, however the DNR has been able to determine at least two were shot.