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Bear bites Wisconsin man, circles home

May 17, 2013 at 4:32 PM   |   Comments

SILVER CLIFF, Wis., May 17 (UPI) -- Authorities in Wisconsin said they responded to a home on a report of a man being bitten by a black bear that refused to leave his yard.

Marinette County sheriff's deputies and Silver Cliff Rescue said the Silver Cliff man's wife called authorities Wednesday at 1:25 p.m. to report a black bear had bitten her husband and was circling their home, The (Iron Mountain, Mich.) Daily News reported Friday.

The bear was shot and killed by Deputy Daniel Beauchamp.

Gerre Ninnemann, the bite victim, had bite marks from his belt line up to the back of his head, the report said. He was taken by Silver Cliff Rescue to Bay Area Medical Center for treatment.

The bear's carcass was kept to be tested for rabies, authorities said.

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