Weekend shooting incident under investigation in Bayfield CountyThe Bayfield County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting incident that occurred in the Town of Tripp Saturday.
The Bayfield County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting incident that occurred in the Town of Tripp Saturday. Shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday night David Chaney dialed 911 to report several shots were fired through the wall of his home nearly hitting him, according to a release from the sheriff’s office. Deputies responded to find Chaney unhurt but numerous apparent bullet holes in his trailer home close to where he had been sitting.
Investigators have reason to believe the act was deliberate and the shooter specifically selected that residence. It is not believed other residences in the area are potential targets. The Bayfield County Sheriff’s Office has been working on the case continually since the report. Investigators are encouraging those living around the Jackman Lake area that may have information to contact the Bayfield County Sheriff’s Office at 715-373-6120.