Wood County Officer Reportedly Shot While Responding to Distressed Male

Scene near Arpin, WI on HWY 186. OnFocus Photo.

Developing story – Wood County Sheriff’s Department is on-scene at an incident near Arpin, where a shooting altercation resulting in a deputy being shot has been reported. According to early reports, the deputy was responding to reports of a distressed male. Medical helicopters are on-scene, and the status of those involved is not available at this time.

Marshfield Police Department has escorted an ambulance to Marshfield Medical Center.

A source has confirmed the officer was shot in the upper torso while responding to a suicide call.

The Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is taking over the investigation.

OnFocus will continue to post updates here as they are made available. We don’t expect any new information will be released tonight (6/11/19).