Person injured in exchange of gunfire with Oneida officer

Person injured in exchange of gunfire with Oneida officer Photo: WDIO-TV/File

Associated Press
Created: February 21, 2021 03:50 PM

ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) - Authorities say an Oneida tribal police officer shot and wounded a person during an early-morning incident in the parking lot of the police department.

State Department of Justice officials said in a release that police dispatch saw someone drive a vehicle into the department’s parking lot about 1:30 a.m. Sunday.

Authorities say the person got out of the vehicle and was acting erratically.

Dispatch asked a police officer to come back to the department and investigate.

The officer and the person in the lot eventually exchanged gunfire.

The person was transported to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

The officer was not injured.

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