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3 hunters die during opening weekend of Wisconsin deer hunt

  • Associated Press
  • November 19, 2012 - 4:13 PM

GREEN BAY, Wis. - Wisconsin's gun deer season opening weekend ended with at least three hunting-related fatalities.

Authorities say 51-year-old Shawn Lemanski, of Green Bay, died from injuries suffered when he fell from a tree stand in the Marathon County town of Cassel. Also, 51-year-old Steven Jackson, of Antigo, died after he was found unresponsive in the woods near Gleason in Lincoln County.

WIZM radio ( http://bit.ly/10fqQTY) reports a 22-year-old Milwaukee man died while hunting on the grounds of Fort McCoy. Authorities say Thomas Stamborski suffered a gunshot wound on land approved for hunting.

All deaths occurred Saturday.

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Information from: WIZM-AM, http://www.1410wizm.com

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