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Investigation finds officer shooting justified

By: Jackson Schmidtke

Wisconsin Rapids (WAOW) -- A Wisconsin Rapids Police officer who shot a suspect is found to have been completely justified by a Wood County Sheriff's investigation.

Last Sunday The officer responded to a call of a man wielding a knife. After repeatedly telling the man to drop his knife the suspect charged the officer before he could use his tazer.

That was when the officer fired two shots stopping the man.

The incident was captured on two dash board cameras.

The Wood County District Attorney will also review the shooting.


Online Reporter: Colby Robertson


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