Shooting In Port Edwards Leaves One Injured

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PORT EDWARDS, WI (OnFocus) – On Jan. 24, the Wood County Sheriff’s Department received a complaint of a 19-year-old female who had been shot in the upper arm inside her residence on Nessa Lane in the Town of Port Edwards, WI on Jan. 15 at approximately 7:00 p.m.

The victim was treated and released after receiving medical treatment at Riverview Hospital in the City of Wisconsin Rapids. Investigators believe the residence was shot multiple times with a small caliber firearm from the roadway.

At this time it appears that this is a random act. The Wood County Sheriff’s Department is asking residents review home security systems and report anything suspicious in this area between Jan. 15 to the present date.

Individuals with information can contact the Wood County Sheriff’s Department at 715-421-8700 or Wood County Crime Stoppers. The Wood County Crime Stoppers has a new app to help solve and report crime in our community.

The new app, P3, can be downloaded for free onto your phone or used on line at or you can call the Wood County Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-800-325-STOP (7867).

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