BARRON COUNTY — A man remained in critical but stable condition a week after being shot by a sheriff's deputy during a July 14 standoff in Barron County.
The man's identity was not released Wednesday, as he has not yet been charged with a crime, according to news release from the state Department of Justice.
The Barron County sheriff's deputy who shot the man is Anthony Weigand, who has been in law enforcement for eight years. Weigand has been on paid administrative leave since the shooting, which is in accordance with sheriff's office policy for such incidents.
Weigand and other deputies responded on the evening of July 14 in the town of Mikana for a welfare check on a man who had threatened a person who lived nearby.
When they arrived deputies saw the man was barricaded in a room with a firearm. The man and deputies were talking during the standoff, but at one point the man raised a firearm and pointed it at a deputy, the news release stated. Weigand fired at the man, wounding him. No others were injured during the incident.
The state's Division of Criminal Investigation is leading the investigation into the officer-involved shooting with assistance from the State Patrol.