A Ladysmith man was injured while hunting in Rusk County on Saturday.

The incident occurred at about 5:30 p.m., Oct. 19, in the town of Rusk.

According to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Ken Campbell, 38, of Ladysmith, and Cory Schindler, 37, of Ladysmith, were hunting waterfowl and each attempted to harvest  a duck when their canoe capsized. During the incident, Campbell’s firearm discharged causing injury to Schindler.

Schindler was treated at Mayo Hospital in Eau Claire for non-life-threatening injuries.

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