Wood County Official Press Release On Officer Shooting

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

On June 11th at 19:30 hours, the Wood County Dispatch Center received a call for a welfare check on a suicidal subject in the township of Arpin. During the welfare check and the investigation that ensued, an officer was shot.

That officer was airlifted to a local hospital. The Sheriffs Department wants the public to know that this is an isolated incident and that the public is not in any danger at this time. The status of the deputy and the victim is unknown at this time.

This is an ongoing investigation and the Sheriffs Department will update the media when they have more information. At this time we have no further information.

This press release is being sent by the Wood County Dispatch Center on behalf of the Wood County Sheriffs Department.

Lori Heideman
Wood County Dispatch Manager

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