Man dies of gunshot wound at Lafayette County shooting range

August 19, 2018

A man died of a gunshot wound at the Department of Natural Resources Shooting Range.

A man was shot and killed Saturday at a shooting range in Fayette Township, Lafayette County Sheriff Reg Gill said.

The incident remains under investigation.

The sheriff’s office responded to a call at about 3 p.m. Saturday at the Yellowstone Shooting Range at 9565 CTH F in Fayette Township. The range is owned by the state Department of Natural Resources.

According to the sheriff’s office, initial calls reported conflicting information but it was determined that a male subject had suffered a gunshot wound.

Multiple agencies responded to the scene, including UW Medflight. Lifesaving measures were unsuccessful and the victim died as a result of a single gunshot wound.

The victim’s name and age were not being released pending notification of family members.

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