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Following nearly four-hour standoff, Mishicot man taken into custody

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MISHICOT, Wis. (WFRV) – The Manitowoc County SWAT team was needed to take a suspect into custody after refusing to leave the residence.

According to the Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Office, on May 23 around 4:45 p.m., deputies and EMS personnel responded to the 400 block of East Main Street in Mishicot for a disturbance. Initial information was the ‘predominant aggressor’ had a knife.

Three adult victims were able to exit the residence, but the suspect, 40-year-old Derek Kielkopf, refused to leave.

The Manitowoc County SWAT team was able to take Kielkopf into custody around 8:30 p.m.

Kielkopf faces the following charges:

  • Disorderly Conduct – Domestic Violence Related
  • Battery
  • Recklessly Endangering Safety
  • Probation Hold

Kielkopf will make is inital court appearance later on Monday.

The victims were identified as:

  • 24-year-old female from Mishicot
  • 25-year-old female from Manitowoc
  • 27-year-old male from Manitowoc

All three victims were transported to Aurora Medica Center in Two Rivers for minor injuries.

There is no further information available at this time, Local 5 will update this story as more information is released.

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