Today just after 3:30 pm, Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department assisted with a vehicle pursuit that entered Kenosha County. The suspect vehicle crashed into a field near US 45 and CTH KR, in the Town of Paris. The suspect pointed a weapon at multiple law enforcement officers.
Law enforcement did fire at the suspect. The suspect was transported from the scene to a local hospital.
Per Kenosha Sheriff’s Department protocol for officer-involved shootings, the Department of Justice, Division of Criminal Investigation will be the lead investigative agency. The involved deputies from Kenosha County have been placed on administrative assignment, per department policy.
This is a breaking story.
***Update 1/17/2023 at 11:16am. KCE has learned that the suspect is dead.***
Here is the Wisconsin DOJ’s press release regarding this issue: