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UPDATE: Man shot by deputies following hours-long standoff in Waukesha County, 2 in custody

UPDATE: Man shot by deputies following hours-long standoff in Waukesha County, 2 in custody

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Updated: 10:10 a.m. on June 5, 2019

WAUKESHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A man is in critical condition after being shot by officers following a five hour stand-off incident near Interstate 94 and Highway 67 on Tuesday.

The Waukesha County Sheriff’s Office says a woman involved in the incident is in stable condition. K9 dog Officer Justice was stabbed by the woman, but has since been released from an emergency vet.

Authorities say the incident started when a Department of Resources warden tried to pull over a stolen car in the Town of Eagle.
The car did not comply and a chase started on Highway 67. The Waukesha County Sheriff’s Office says the DNR officer then called for assistance.

Tire deflation devices were used.

As the car approached I-94, a Waukesha Sheriff’s deputy saw a person in the car point a gun out of the window. The deputy then shot at the suspect. The car stopped on Highway 67 on the I-94 overpass.

Authorities say the suspects in the car did not listen to deputies’ directions.

The man then called the dispatch center and demanded to speak to a negotiator. According to the sheriff’s department, the man barricaded himself in the vehicle and said he was holding a woman hostage.

The Tactical Enforcement Unit then responded to the scene. Authorities say the man refused to surrender after a lengthy negotiation process.

After five hours, tactical gas was deployed into the car and the man got out of the car with the woman at gunpoint. As the man ran with the gun pointed at the woman, two tactical officers shot at the man, hitting him multiple times.

Authorities say the woman then continued to run and did not comply with officer’s orders to surrender.

The woman was taken into custody with a struggle, authorities say that’s when she stabbed the K9 dog officer.

The man was taken to the hospital and remains in critical condition. The female was also taken to a hospital and is in stable condition.

The incident remains under investigation. 

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Updated: 5:50 a.m. on June 5, 2019

WAUKESHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Portions of Highway 67 are now open, following the incident.

The Waukesha County Sheriff's Office says there is no longer a danger or risk to the community following a standoff situation that closed a busy highway for hours and resulted in two officer-involved shootings. 

During a brief news conference Tuesday night, Deputy Inspector Patrick Esser with the Sheriff's Office said authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened Tuesday afternoon on Highway 67, and a "second, subsequent one." No further details were given about either shooting, however, Deputy Esser said more information would be released Wednesday morning. 

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Updated: 5:25 a.m. on June 5, 2019

WAUKESHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Interstate 94 is reopen following the incident.

Highway 67 remains closed.

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Updated: 11:40 p.m. June 4, 2019

WAUKESHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Waukesha County Sheriff's Office says there is no longer a danger or risk to the community following a standoff situation that closed a busy highway for hours and resulted in two officer-involved shootings. 

During a brief news conference Tuesday night, Deputy Inspector Patrick Esser with the Sheriff's Office said authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened Tuesday afternoon on Highway 67, and a "second, subsequent one." No further details were given about either shooting, however, Deputy Esser said more information would be released Wednesday morning. 

Per state statute, the Waukesha County Sheriff's Office is requesting the Department of Criminal Investigations conduct the investigation.

Authorities said I-94 and Highway 67 will be closed for the next few hours and that they are working with the highway department to make sure signage and detour routes are posted for drivers. 

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Posted: 9:28 p.m. June 4, 2019

WAUKESHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Authorities are asking the public to avoid the area near Highway 67 and I-94 in Waukesha County as a dangerous situation continues to unfold. 

Authorities are trying to talk down a suspect believed to be armed, barricaded inside a van. Multiple squads and SWAT tactical vehicles have been on the scene for hours and the road is still blocked off at an intersection across the street from Aurora Medical Center. 

Witnesses Scott Krueger and Jeremy Schultz captured cell phone video of multiple police squads and officers chasing the van before appearing to use spike strips to stop it. 

Witnesses near the scene say it's chaotic. 

"Everyone was kind of at a standstill. A bunch of cops came really fast from every direction," says witness Nicole Weber. 

Officials haven't said much, but say it's a fluid situation and will share more information when they can. 

Stay with CBS 58 on air and online for updates. 

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DonJanowskiPeppers 14 days ago
Chrysler Van WI plate #658 WWZ wonder who owns it?



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