Man shot by officer in Marquette County
Deputies: Man displayed handgun
TOWN OF WESTFIELD, Wis. — A man shot by a police officer in the town of Westfield was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to a release from the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office.
Officers were called to a residence in the town of Westfield at 6:55 p.m. Tuesday for a report of a man acting bizarre and setting fire to a vehicle in the driveway.
The release says that officer from the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office and the Village of Westfield Police Department were confronted by a man in the driveway who displayed a handgun. One of the officers shot the man. No one else was injured.
The man was arrested and taken to a local hospital. The Wisconsin State Crime Laboratory and Wisconsin State Fire Marshall’s Office responded to the scene to assist in the processing of potential evidence in the investigation.
The Sauk County Sheriff’s Office is running the investigation into the actions of the officer involved in the shooting.