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19-year-old Boyceville man accidentally kills self while cleaning gun

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A 19-year-old Boyceville man died Wednesday night due to an accidental self-inflicted gun shot wound while cleaning his hunting rifle. 


The Dunn County Communications Center was notified of the incident around 7:10 p.m., reports the Dunn County Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff's deputies, Boyceville Police and Boyceville Ambulance service responded to the scene. The victim was pronounced dead at his residence by the Dunn County Medical Examiner.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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