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REESEVILLE — Authorities said a 65-year-old man is dead after being shot while squirrel hunting Tuesday morning south of Reeseville.

A call came into the Dodge County Sheriff’s office shortly before 8 a.m.

Department of Natural Resources public information officer Joanne Haas said a party of three was hunting near Mud Lake on state property. The incident involved two brothers. A 61-year-old man told authorities he saw movement and shot his 65-year-old brother accidentally.

The Wisconsin DNR is investigating the accident with the assistance of the Wisconsin State Patrol and the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office.

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