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Officer Involved Shooting in Lincoln County


Two deputies from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office were involved in an officer-involved shooting this evening on State Highway 64 west of Mill Rd in the Town of Corning, according to the  Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.

The suspect was flown from the scene with injuries.

The Division of Criminal Investigation is on the scene and conducting the investigation.

State Highway 64 west of Merrill is closed for an undetermined amount of time. A detour has been set for the motoring public.


(WAOW) – Lincoln County Sheriff Ken Schneider and deputies are currently investigating a “critical incident” in Lincoln County.

In an email, Lt. Tim Fischer said the incident happened in the town of corning.

A notification from WisDOT explains there was a “law enforcement incident” East and Westbound lanes of WIS 64 are blocked at the intersection of Mill Road.

*This is a developing story, however the road is now clear. Stay with News 9 for updates in the investigation.


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