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DOJ releases new details about Wood Co. shooting that killed suspect, injured deputySubmitted: 06/18/2019
VILLAGE OF ARPIN - A deputy with six years of experience shot and killed a suspect and injured one of his fellow officers in Wood County last week.

Tuesday, the state Department of Justice released information on those who were involved.

The DOJ reports Deputy Nathan Dean shot and killed 32-year-old Logan Johnsrud during a fight June 11.


Deputies went to the village of Arpin to perform a welfare check on Johnsrud when he ran back into a house and grabbed a knife.

During a fight with Johnsrud, Deputy Dean also shot Deputy Cory Leigh. Leigh, who has 16 years of experience, was treated at a hospital and released. 

Another person was also hurt during the incident. That person was not identified, but the DOJ says they were treated at a hospital and released.

The Division of Criminal Investigation is handling the case (state law requires an outside agency handle all investigations when police shoot and kill someone) and will turn over all of its findings to the Wood County District Attorney.


Story By: Lane Kimble

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