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Woman Allegedly Shot by Boyfriend in Sawyer County Dies from Injuries

Created: 01/28/2014 10:20 AM WDIO.com

The 48-year-old New York woman allegedly shot in the head by her boyfriend in Sawyer County has died, according to authorities. She has been identified as Claudia Bunny.

The suspect, 52-year-old Kerry Stevenson, of Louisiana, is charged with felony possession of a firearm and reckless injury with a handgun, according to the Sawyer County Sheriff's Office. He is being held on a $1 million cash bond.

Around 1:40 a.m. on Saturday, January 18, authorities received a call from a subject at Ray Jay's Restaurant in Hayward, saying the suspect was at the restaurant and had blood on him. The caller said the man had been with his girlfriend earlier and was afraid something might have happened to her.

After initial investigation, authorities said the suspect had discharged a handgun in or near his truck and that his girlfriend was shot. They said the truck was found by Treeland's Resort in the Town of Hunter.

She was located and brought to an area hospital with a gunshot to her head.

Authorities said Bunny succumbed to her injuries on Saturday at 2:15 a.m. An autopsy is being performed.

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