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UPDATE: Man shot by officer in Shawano Co. identified, faces 4 charges including OWI

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WEDNESDAY 7/7/2021 10:18 a.m.

RED SPRINGS, Wis. (WFRV) – The man who had non-life-threatening injuries after getting shot by a Shawano County Sheriff Deputy has been identified and faces four charges stemming from the incident.

According to authorities, 57-year-old Gary Cameron, who is from Gresham, has been charged and is being held on a cash bond at the Shawano County Jail.

Cameron is charged with the following:

  • Third Offense OWI
  • Operating a Firearm while Intoxicated
  • First Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety with the Use of a Dangerous Weapon
  • Threat to a Law Enforcement Officer with the Use of a Dangerous Weapon

The officer who was involved in the shooting has been identified as Shawano County Sheriff’s Deputy Brady Sinotte. Sinotte has been in law enforcement for seven years.

Local 5 will update this story as more information is provided.

UPDATE: Officer-involved shooting in Shawano County, DOJ investigating

FRIDAY 7/2/2021 5:14 a.m.

RED SPRINGS, Wis. (WFRV) – The Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Shawano County.

According to authorities, on July 1 around 9:30 p.m., a Shawano County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to a car accident on Upper Red Lake Road. The only person in the car, a male, had a gun in his hands when the deputy arrived at the scene.

The driver did not put the gun down and reportedly raised the gun toward the officer. The officer fired his gun and hit him. The driver was transported to a local hospital and is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The involved officer is on administrative leave, and the DCI is leading the investigation.

THe investigation is ongoing, Local 5 will update this story as more information is released.

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