We know know more about an officer involved death in Arpin that happened earlier this month.
Wood County Sheriff Deputies responded to a welfare check at a residence on State Highway 186 in Arpin. While conducting an evaluation of the subject, the subject ran back into the residence and obtained a knife. A struggle ensued and the subject was shot by law enforcement, Wood County Sheriff’s Deputy Nathan Dean, 6 years of service with the sheriff’s office. Authorities performed lifesaving measures but subject, 32 year-old Logan O. Johnsrud of Marshfield, succumbed to injuries on scene.
Wood County Sheriff’s Deputy Cory Leigh, 16 years of service with the sheriff’s office, was shot during the incident. The deputy was transported to a local hospital, treated, and released. An additional civilian was injured during the incident, transported to a hospital, and treated.
DCI is continuing to collect evidence and determine the facts of this incident and will turn over investigative reports to the Wood County District Attorney’s Office when the investigation concludes