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Man charged with reckless endangerment after shooting a sheriff's official in St. Croix County

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A turkey hunter is due in court October 24th, after being charged in western Wisconsin with shooting-and-wounding an off-duty Minnesota sheriff's official. Saint Croix County prosecutors said 27-year-old Anthony Cardarelli was sitting in a tree near Somerset when he heard something move in a brushy area, and shot at what he thought was a turkey. It turned out to be Washington County sheriff's commander Jerry Cusick, who was scouting land at the time for an upcoming turkey hunt.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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