Dunn County man dies after accidentally shooting himself

BOYCEVILLE, Wis. (WEAU) A19-year- old man is dead after accidentally shooting himself while cleaning a rifle.

It happened Wednesday night at the man's home in Boyceville.

The Dunn County Sheriff's Department says there's no indication the shooting was intentional or that there was any foul play involved.

Emergency crews responded but the medical examiner pronounced him dead at the scene.

Deputies want to remind the community of the importance of firearm safety.

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