Apparent Shooting Death in Sawyer County

posted Apr 5, 2021, 4:18 AM by News Room

Monday April 5th, 2021 - Authorities in Sawyer County are investigating an apparent shooting death.

On Friday at 12:26 am, Sawyer County Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to a residence in the Stone Lake area for a report of a deceased female. Upon arrival, deputies found a 42-year-old female in the residence, deceased from apparent gunshot wounds. An investigation is currently underway, by the Sawyer and Washburn County Sheriff's Offices, with the assistance of the Wisconsin State Crime Laboratory and the State of Wisconsin Department of Justice.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family, and no other details are being provided at this time. The Sawyer County Sheriff's Office says that this is an isolated incident, and the community is not at risk at this time.