By Shereen Siewert

One person is seriously injured after he was shot Friday at a home on Wausau’s southwest side, according to a Wausau Police Department release.

Officers were dispatched at about 1:40 p.m. on Jan. 28 to the area of Emter Street and Myron Street for a report of a shooting. Police say the alleged victim, a 38-year-old man, was shot at a home in the 200 block of Myron Street before walking to a second home in the 14oo block of Emter Street to ask for help.

 A 28-year-old man, identified by Wausau Police as Richard L. Mason, has been arrested  in connection with the shooting. Police say Mason left the area in a vehicle registered to him. That vehicle was located a short time later in the 800 block of Lake View Drive and Mason was found on foot nearby. He was arrested without incident.

Mason is being referred to the Marathon County District Attorney’s Office on preliminary charges of first-degree intentional homicide. He has not been officially charged.

The name of the alleged victim has not yet been released.

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