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2 people arrested after shooting incident in Buffalo County

According to a media release by the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Department, on Friday around 2:00...
According to a media release by the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Department, on Friday around 2:00 a.m. the Buffalo County Sheriff’s office received a report of a Hold Up Alarm with shots fired at a tavern located in the Town of Buffalo.(Courtesy: Buffalo County Sheriff's Department)
Published: May. 13, 2022 at 12:50 PM CDT
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TOWN OF BUFFALO, Wis. (WEAU) - Two people are arrested after a shooting incident in Buffalo County Friday early morning.

According to a media release by the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Department, on Friday around 2:00 a.m. the Buffalo County Sheriff’s office received a report of a Hold Up Alarm with shots fired at a tavern located in the Town of Buffalo. The Chief Deputy reports there was no robbery or actual robbery attempt.

Units from the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office, Winona Police Department, and the Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Office responded to the incident.

According to the media release by the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Department, authorities conducted a traffic stop on a suspect vehicle that was traveling east on South Highway 35/54 near Klein Lane in Trempealeau County. Two suspects identified as 26-year-old Shakuur Kroll of Black River Falls, Wis. and 21-year-old Artanya Engel of Black River Falls, Wis. were arrested.

Investigation indicates a verbal fight between Kroll and three men occurred in the tavern parking lot.

The media release by the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Department sates, “Kroll pulls a handgun on the subjects and fires two rounds; one round was in the direction of one of the males. Neither round struck any person. Kroll initially fled the scene, then returned to collect evidence that would link him to the shooting and fled eastbound on STH 35/54.″

According to the media release by the The Buffalo County Sheriff’s Department, the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident. Kroll and Engel are being held at the Buffalo County Jail.

Kroll faces multiple charges, including first degree recklessly endangering safety and operating a firearm while intoxicated. Engel is charged with possession of THC.

Assisting the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office were the Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Office and the Winona Police Department.

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