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SHARON, Wis. -Walworth County sheriff’s deputies are investigating an incident where a teenage boy was shot in the head in the town of Sharon Wednesday afternoon.

Walworth County sheriff’s deputies and the Sharon Police Department responded to reports of a person shot in the head just after 12:30 p.m., officials said.

The shooting happened in a wooded area behind a residence in Sharon.

When crews arrived they found a teenage boy with a head wound, officials said. The teenager was taken to Mercy Hospital in Janesville, but there’s no word on the extent of his injuries.

Walworth County Undersheriff Kurt Picknell said they are currently investigating the incident, and are interviewing a male juvenile witness.

Walworth County teen shot in the head, officials say

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