My Northern Wisconsin

Covering Ashland, Iron, Lincoln, Oneida, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Taylor, and Vilas Counties



At approximately 4:09 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2024, the Park Falls Police Department responded to a report of gunshots near the 600 block of 2nd Avenue North in Park Falls, Wisconsin.  Residents heard many sirens and saw multiple agencies responding to the scene.

Upon arrival, police found a deceased adult who had multiple gunshot wounds.

According to the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI), which is in investigating this incident, a handgun was found at the scene, and a suspect was taken into custody.  There is no danger to the public at this time.

DCI is reviewing evidence and will turn over its investigative reports to the Price County District attorney when the investigation is complete.

My Price County reached out to the Park Falls Police Department and Price County Sheriff's Office with questions and will update this article when new information is received.

Agencies assisting DCI include the Park Falls Police Department, Wisconsin State Patrol, Price County Sheriff’s Office, Phillips Police Department, Taylor County Sheriff’s Office, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Woodruff Police Department, and Oneida County Sheriff’s Office.

Updated 4-19-2024:  A suspect is in custody at the Price County Jail.  Read more.
(This post was last modified: 04-19-2024, 02:33 PM by My Northern Wisconsin.)