A Westby man was injured early Friday after he was accidentally shot in the face with a crossbow, police say.
Officers were called to the 100 block of Oak Street about 1:30 a.m. They found a 56-year-old man had been struck near the nasal cavity by a bolt from a small, handheld crossbow. His injuries were not life-threatening.
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A man was arrested at the scene, though no charges have been announced.
The Westby Police Department received assistance from the Vernon County Sheriff's Office, Westby First Responders and Tri-State Ambulance Service.
The incident remains under investigation, police say.
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