ARPIN, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) releases new details Tuesday regarding an officer involved death in the village of Arpin, Wis. on the evening of Tuesday, June 11.
Wood County Sheriff Deputies responded that afternoon to a welfare check at a residence on State Highway 186 in Arpin, Wis. While conducting an evaluation, the man allegedly ran back into the home and obtained a knife. A struggle ensued and the man was shot by Wood County Sheriff’s Deputy Nathan Dean, who has 6 years of service with the sheriff’s office. Authorities performed lifesaving measures but 32-year-old Logan O. Johnsrud, of Marshfield, succumbed to his injuries on scene.
Wood County Sheriff’s Deputy Cory Leigh, who has 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 leading this investigation, and is assisted by Wisconsin State Patrol and Wisconsin State Crime Lab. The following agencies provided on-scene support: Grand Rapids Police Department, Marshfield Police Department, Nekoosa Police Department, Pittsville Police Department, Port Edwards Police Department, and Wisconsin Rapids Police. The Wisconsin Department of Justice Office of Crime Victim Services is providing services to the family of the deceased. All involved law enforcement are fully cooperating with DCI during this investigation.
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.
No additional details are currently available.