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Officer-involved shooting in central Wisconsin


WISCONSIN RAPIDS (WKOW) -- The Wood County Sheriff's Department is investigating a shooting involving an officer.

Deputies responded to a call about 3 a.m. Sunday about a man who was threatening a person with a knife in Wisconsin Rapids.

When officers arrived on scene, they ordered the armed man to the ground. Authorities say the man then lunged at one of the officers with a knife and was shot.

Authorities say he was flown to St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield. There's no word on his condition.

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