A 52-year old Wittenberg man was the subject of an officer involved shooting Friday night in the Town of Almon. According to a press release sent by the Shawano County Sheriff’s Department, the man was acting distraught and started to threaten violence just before 5:00pm Friday.
According to the Shawano County Sheriff’s Department, around 7:30, the man led law enforcement on a traffic pursuit, and even threatened law enforcement. According to the release, Sheriff officials responded to the threat, and the subject was taken to hospital for injuries he sustained in the officer involved shooting. The Shawano County Special Response Team, Shawano Police Department, Stockbridge Police Department and Marathon County Sheriff’s Department assisted in the situation. Tigerton Ambulance and Wittenberg Fire also offered assistance.
The Wisconsin Department of Criminal Investigation is leading the investigation. No further information is being released at this time.