Deputy shot, one person killed in Wood County

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A man is dead, a wood county deputy is shot and another civilian is injured after a deadly incident in Arpin Tuesday night.

Wood County sheriff’s deputies responded to a call for a welfare check at a home on State Highway 186 around 8 p.m. Tuesday.

When an officer was interviewing one of the people involved– they allegedly ran back into the home – and grabbed a knife.

According to a press release, there was a struggle and the person was shot by law enforcement.

They died at the scene.

During the incident-a Wood county deputy was also shot.

Sheriff Shawn Becker declined to tell us the deputy’s name, but says he was shot in the arm area.
The DOJ says he’s in stable condition.

The names of the citizens-and law enforcement involved have yet to be released.

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