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Officials investigating shooting in Marathon County

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TOWN OF MAINE (WAOW) -Officials are investigating a Saturday night shooting in Marathon County.

According to WAOW-TV, Marathon County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Chad Billeb says dispatchers received a report of a shooting around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday on 44th Avenue in the Town of Maine.

Billeb says at least two people were shot and transported to the hospital by ambulance. Their conditions are unknown at this time.

He said the suspect is in custody. The Chief Deputy said the suspect cooperated with State Patrol troopers when they arrived on scene. The suspect was not injured.

Officials are investigating the relationship between the victims and the suspect. Billeb says there is speculation that the altercation started over a game of cards but that has not been confirmed.

The name of the suspect and victims are not being released at this time.

Marathon County Sheriff's officials, Wausau Police officers, State Patrol troopers, and a member of the SWAT team responded to the scene.


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