MONROE COUNTY Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting in the township of Angelo. Deputies say a Sparta man is hurt from what appears to be an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound to the mouth.

That man was taken to a hospital. The sheriff’s office says alcohol and unsafe handling of the firearm were factors in the shooting. A witness at the scene was arrested on unrelated charges.