Teen hunter shot in Oconto County

Posted at 1:01 PM, Nov 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-24 16:53:58-05

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has confirmed that a 14-year-old boy was shot by another youth hunter while preparing to go hunting in Oconto County.

The incident happened at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 11. 

According to reports, the two boys were getting ready to go hunting when the other youth hunter, a 16-year-old boy, accidentally shot the 14-year-old in the leg.

The DNR states that the 14-year-old boy is expected to make a full recovery. 

This story is still developing as the DNR further investigates the incident. 

NBC26 will keep you updated as new information becomes available.