Investigation continues into hunter shooting

The Park County Sheriff’s Office and Big Horn County Sheriff’s Office are jointly investigating the shooting of a local hunter that occurred sometime this morning. At 8:46 a.m., the Park County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a report from the Powell Valley Hospital that a male hunter had come into the emergency room with a gunshot wound to his upper leg. The shooting allegedly occurred while the victim was hunting deer inside Big Horn County. Earlier information had indicated the shooting had occurred in Park County. Early information also indicated that the victim allegedly did not know who the shooter was. This was heard over radio traffic, but has not been officially confirmed. This is an ongoing investigation and therefore no further information is available at this time. #reboot #news