ALTOONA Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – An officer-involved shooting ended with a suspect in custody in Altoona. The Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Office says Altoona police responded to a 9-1-1 call around 8:15 yesterday morning. The caller said there was an argument between a man and a woman, and the woman may be hurt and need help.
When officers got there, they say the man had a knife. An Altoona officer fired a gunshot, but the suspect was not hurt. He was taken into custody and to the hospital for an evaluation. The woman was also taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The sheriff’s office says the two knew each other and there is no threat to the community. The sheriff’s office was asked to investigate the incident and is still reviewing it.