Crime

Shots fired at Festival Foods in Holmen

Suspect in drug investigation taken into custody

Suspect's Name Released in Arrest

HOLMEN, Wis. (WKBT) - An ongoing drug investigation leads to shots being fired in Holmen Thursday night.

The La Crosse County Sheriff's Department says officers attempted to arrest a suspect in the investigation in the parking lot of Festival Foods. The suspect tried to drive away from the scene, hitting an officer with his vehicle in the process.

Police fired at the suspect as he drove away and he was taken into custody. He was not injured by the gunfire.

The officer who was hit by the car is employed by the La Crosse Police Department. They have been released from the hospital with minor injuries.

The suspect was booked into La Crosse County Jail. He is charged with Battery to a Law Enforcement Officer, Delivery of Methamphetamine and First Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety, according to the Holmen Police Department.

Agencies involved with the investigation include the La Crosse County Sheriff's Department, Tomah Police Department, Holmen Police Department and the City of La Crosse Police Department.

The incident is still under investigation.


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