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Substantial Battery - 17 Y/O Juvenile and a 41 Y/O male victim

Post Date:07/10/2017 8:01 AM

PRESS RELEASE

Date and Time of Event: 07/09/17 2:14 AM

Type of Event: Substantial Battery

Location of Event: Township of Lafayette, Chippewa County

Persons Involved:  17 Y/O Juvenile and a 41 Y/O male victim

Agencies Involved: Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office, Chippewa fire district,

Details of Event: On Sunday July 9 2017 at 2:14 AM the Chippewa County Sheriff’s office, along with the Chippewa Fire District responded the Cindy Lake Trailer court located on 50th Ave in the township of Lafayette for the report of a physical altercation.  The investigation revealed that an altercation had taken place between a 41 Y/O male and a 17 Y/O male.  During the physical confrontation the 17 Y/O male became armed with a knife and struck the 41 Y/O male with the knife causing injuries.  The Victim was transported to an area hospital where he was treated for what appears to be non-life threatening injuries.  The 17 Y/O male has been taken into custody and the public is not in danger.  The investigation into the incident is still ongoing.   

Authority:      Sheriff James L Kowalczyk


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