Wisconsin DOJ: U.S. Marshals Officer involved in Ashland death

Local News
US Marshal's badge85138946-159532

ASHLAND, Wis. (WFRV) — The Wisconsin DOJ says a U.S. Marshals Officer was involved in a May 22 incident in which the subject died in Ashland.

According to the DOJ, a U.S. Marshals-led task force was operating in the Western District of the state alongside local enforcement agencies, to apprehend a male subject with a warrant at a home in Ashland. 

During this, the subject reportedly entered a vehicle, struck and then pushed a U.S. Marshal’s vehicle for a distance.

When the male attempted to flee the vehicle, “law enforcement observed the subject handling a firearm.”

This lead to officers firing on the subject, hitting him while in the vehicle.

Despite life-saving efforts on the subject by officers, officials report the male was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Officials identified the subject as 33-year-old Joseph Tedrick.

The DOJ reports no law enforcement officials were injured in the incident.

Two Deputy U.S. Marshals and one Sheboygan Police Officer, who was on the task force, were involved in the incident, according to officials.

The Wisconsin DOJ Division of Criminal Investigation is leading the investigation of this incident.

No additional details are currently available.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss

Coronavirus News

More Coronavirus

Trending Stories

Your Local Election HQ

More Election

Local Sports

Baseball cancellations have area umpires feeling "blue"

Thumbnail for the video titled "Baseball cancellations have area umpires feeling "blue""

Andrew Brandt on the drafting of Jordan Love

Thumbnail for the video titled "Andrew Brandt on the drafting of Jordan Love"

Incoming Badgers' lineman Bortolini prepares for next step

Thumbnail for the video titled "Incoming Badgers' lineman Bortolini prepares for next step"

"The Driveway" basketball training facility pushes through pandemic

Thumbnail for the video titled ""The Driveway" basketball training facility pushes through pandemic"

Timber Rattlers Erickson talks shortened spring, hopes for a season

Thumbnail for the video titled "Timber Rattlers Erickson talks shortened spring, hopes for a season"

WIR's "Test and Tune" fills drag strip

Thumbnail for the video titled "WIR's "Test and Tune" fills drag strip"