A St. Clair Township man has died after being accidentally shot in Montmorency County.

The Petoskey News Review reports 52-year-old Michael Heisler was shot in the leg Friday on state land in Albert Township.

State police say Heisler failed to return to his party after a day of hunting Friday. Troopers responded to a report of a missing man around 6 p.m.

They searched the area and found Heisler with a fatal gunshot wound. Police believe it was an accidental shooting.

An investigation is ongoing.