WWIS Header
Log in
updated 8:36 PM UTC, Jul 10, 2020

Wood County Deputy Shot By Colleague While Trying To Help Suicidal Man

  • Written by Wheeler
  • Published in News

The Department of Justice has determined a Wood County deputy who was shot this week while trying to help a suicidal man was hit by a colleague.

The 32-year-old man grabbed a knife while he was talking to a crisis interventionist and a struggle commenced. One of the responding deputies fired shots which hit the man, the other deputy, and a third person. No names have been released and the two deputies are on paid administrative leave.


Black River Falls

Partly Cloudy

Humidity: 61%

Wind: 18 mph

  • 03 Jan 2019 39°F 8°F
  • 04 Jan 2019 37°F 26°F