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Sheriff Releases Names in Mole Lake Shootings


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  The Forest County sheriff releases the names of those they say are involved in a shooting in Mole Lake. Investigators say they have 19 year old Dillon Wagnitz in custody in connection with the shooting of 48 year old Kevin Wagnitz.

   Police responded to an apartment in Mole Lake after a report of a shooting there at 7:30 A.M. Monday. When they arrived, police say they found Dillon Wagnitz shot and wounded. According to news release, his injuries appear non-life threatening and they believe they were self-inflicted.

Kevin Wagnitz was also found shot and  later died at a hospital in Rhinelander.

The investigation is ongoing.

*Editor's note: Kevin Wagnitz's age has been updated since initial publishing.



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