NEWS RELEASE: High risk incident in Menomonie ends peacefullly, - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI NEWS18 News, Weather, and Sports

NEWS RELEASE: High risk incident in Menomonie ends peacefullly, no injuries


Menomonie Police Department (News Release) - On March 28, 2014 at around 4:00p.m., the Menomonie Police Department with the assistance from the Dunn County Sheriff's Department, Eau Claire County Regional SWAT Team, Wisconsin State Patrol, and the Menomonie Fire/EMS were involved in a high risk incident in the City of Menomonie.

The incident originated with a report of an armed individual that wanted to kill himself and was believed to be in the area of Evergreen Isle Trailer Park. He was in communication with a friend via phone while law enforcement established a perimeter around the trailer park. The male subject eventually left the trailer park on foot at which time law enforcement was able to safely secure him in the parking lot at the Menomonie Public Library without further incident. No injuries were reported.

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