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Charges filed against man involved in shooting with officers

By: WEAU Email
By: WEAU Email

DUNN COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU)-- A Barron County man has been charged in connection with a chase and shooting that involved law enforcement officers.

32-year-old Jared Brendel is charged in Dunn County court with 11 counts, including three counts of attempted first-degree intentional homicide.

Brendel was arrested near Ridgeland on June 3rd after a manhunt and chase he led in a stolen car. Investigators say two deputies and Brendel shot at each other, with six hitting the car Brendel was in, and at least two hitting the squad car. The third deputy involved was driving the car that was hit by bullets.

No one was seriously hurt. The three officers have been cleared in the shooting.


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