PLYMOUTH, Wis. — Officials say a child is recovering after being accidentally shot in central Wisconsin.

Deputies from the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office went to a home in Plymouth on Monday evening to check a report of a juvenile with an accidental gunshot wound.

Authorities say the child was taken by ambulance to Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston and is in stable condition.

WISC-TV reports the Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating, with help from the sheriff’s office.

SHARE
Author photo
The AP is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, as a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members, it can maintain its single-minded focus on newsgathering and its commitment to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism.