Abbotsford, WI (OnFocus) A man who was shot while fleeing police in his vehicle is facing multiple charges, according to the Colby-Abbotsford Police Department.
The officer-involved shooting took place at 9 p.m. May 2 at a residential motel north of Highway 29, on Highway 13 in the Abbotsford area. Officers were called to investigate 55-year-old Dan Willison, who fled the scene in his vehicle upon contact and hit an officer.
Officer Kyle Jolin of the Colby-Abbotsford Police Department then fired his service weapon, striking the subject, who continued to flee. After a pursuit by the Clark County Sheriff’s Office, Colby-Abbotsford Police Department, and Marathon County Sheriff’s Office, Willison fled on foot and was apprehended.
After life-saving measures, the subject was transported to a hospital for treatment.
Willison will face the following charges: First Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety; Felony Bail Jumping; Attempting to Flee or Elude an Officer; Felony Bail Jumping; Operating While Intoxicated – 5th Offense; Felony Bail Jumping; Operating with Prohibited Alcohol Concentration- 5th Offense; and Operate Motor Vehicle While Revoked.
Officer Jolin will not face any charges since his response was deemed justified given the circumstances.