UPDATE: One dead in shooting, ECPD searching for suspects

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- The Eau Claire Police Department is still searching for two suspects after a fatal shooting Friday night in the 4600 block of Kappus Drive.

Officers responded to a residence in a multi-unit apartment building after receiving multiple 911 calls from neighbors around 8:40 p.m. Callers reported a female screaming for help.

According to police, officers found two victims with gunshot wounds upon arrival. A 30-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene and a 32-year-old woman is being treated at the hospital and expected to survive.

Police say the two suspects broke into the residence where a confrontation happened resulting in shots fired before the suspects fled the scene.

Police are asking the public's help for any information leading to the arrest of the suspects.

An autopsy is scheduled to be conducted on the victim Saturday afternoon.

Officers plan to release more information including the name of the man killed on Monday.

Police ask anyone with information to contact the Eau Claire Police Department or Eau Claire County Crime Stoppers.


The Eau Claire Police Department is looking for two suspects after a shooting Friday night in the 4600 block of Kappus Drive.

The police department says two people suffered gunshot wounds.
One of the victims was taken to a local medical facility.

The initial investigation shows two suspects had been at the residence and left prior to the arrival of officers.

The call came in around 8:40 p.m. Friday. Officers have been on scene searching the neighborhood for the suspects.

As of 12:01 a.m. Saturday, the Eau Claire Police Department says multiple officers are still in the area continuing to investigate.



EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- The Eau Claire Police Department says two people are hurt after a shooting on Kappus Drive Friday night.

There's no word yet on the extent of those injuries.

The call came in around 8:40 p.m. Friday. Police officers responded to the 4600 block of Kappus Drive.

There, officers found two people hurt.

The Eau Claire Police Department says officers will be on-scene for quite some time and will update their social media channels.

Stay with WEAU for updates on this story.


EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- Officers with the Eau Claire Police Department are at the scene of an incident near the 4600 block of Kappus Drive in Eau Claire.

WEAU's photographer at the scene saw one person transported by ambulance.

Crime scene tape is also being put up around the area.

WEAU is working to gather official information on this incident. Stay with us for updates as they become available.