Deputy identified in Chippewa County officer-involved shooting

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The Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the law enforcement officer in the officer-involved shooting at Indianhead Motel that took place Thursday. August 1.

Deputy Adam Prorok has been identified as the deputy involved. Prorok is a member of the Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Office and Eau Claire County Regional SWAT team

According to the Eau Claire Sheriff’s Office, Prorok has been placed on administrative leave/ assignment pending review of the investigation, which will include examination of the deputy, witness statements, car/body video and more.

The suspect who was shot during the incident has been identified as 48 year old Christopher Knyphausen.

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