Police investigate reported shooting in Burnett County
MEENON, Wis. (WEAU) - The Burnett County Sheriff’s Office is giving an update on an investigation into the report of a female shooting herself.
In a Nov. 17, 2023, update, the Burnett County Sheriff’s Office says preliminary results of an autopsy indicated the manner of death is undetermined. Amended charges have been forwarded to the courts.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, the male is being held on the recommended charges of felon in possession of a firearm.
The incident is under investigation.
MEENON, Wis. (WEAU) - Police in Burnett County are investigating the report of a female shooting herself.
According to a news release from Burnett County Sheriff’s Office, on Nov. 15 at approximately 5:19 p.m. Burnett County dispatch received a call from a male in a home in the Town of Meenon that a female had shot herself.
EMS and law enforcement were sent.
The female was found unconscious and breathing. She was taken by ambulance to North Air Care and flown to a hospital in the Twin Cities.
A male was found at the scene and taken into custody for questioning. He is being held and charges will be forwarded to the DA.
The incident is still under investigation.
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