WISCONSIN RAPIDS — The Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred Tuesday in the Village of Arpin.
Wood County Sheriff deputies responded to a welfare check at a residence on state Highway 186. While conducting an evaluation of the subject, the subject ran back into the residence and obtained a knife. A struggle ensued and the subject was shot by law enforcement. Authorities performed lifesaving measures but the subject succumbed to injuries on scene.
A Wood County deputy was shot during the incident and sustained non-life-threatening injuries, and was transported to a local hospital. the DOJ reported. He was reported in stable condition.
A civilian was injured during the incident and was transported to the hospital and was reported to be in stable condition.
Arpin, population about 350, is located about 23 miles west of Stevens Point.