Deputy Injured in Fatal Shooting Hit by Friendly Fire

WOOD COUNTY, WI (Ben Caxton) — Investigators are confirming that a deputy injured in a Tuesday night fatal shooting in Wood County was shot by another deputy. Here’s Raymond Neupert for Great Rivers News dot com. Wood County Sheriff Shawn Becker says deputies shot and killed a suicidal man with a knife during a struggle, and that a deputy and a bystander were injured. Deputies tried to save the life of the man they shot, but he died at the scene. The deputy was taken to Marshfield Clinic Hospital for treatment and has since been released. The identity and condition of the other victim has not been released, other than that they will survive. The Department of Justice is handling the investigation.

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