Officer Involved Death in Two Rivers, Wis.
MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is investigating an officer involved death (OID) in the city of Two Rivers, Wis. that occurred on the night of Monday, November 4, 2019.
Two Rivers Police Officers conducted a traffic stop on Washington Street and during the stop an officer discharged his weapon, striking an occupant within the vehicle. A firearm was recovered at the scene. Authorities performed lifesaving measures and the subject was transported to Aurora Medical Center in Two Rivers where he died from his injuries.
No officers were injured during the incident.
DCI is leading this investigation, and is assisted by Wisconsin State Patrol, Wisconsin State Crime Lab, Manitowoc Sheriff’s Department, Manitowoc Police Department and Two Rivers Police Department. All involved law enforcement are fully cooperating with DCI during this investigation.
DCI is continuing to collect evidence and determine the facts of this incident and will turn over investigative reports to the Manitowoc County District Attorney when the investigation concludes.
No additional details are currently available.
Please direct all media inquiries regarding this incident to Wisconsin DOJ.