A 17-year-An old boy from Stillwater was killed and four others wounded on Saturday. in knife attack on apple river in western Wisconsin. A 52-year- An old man from Pryor Lake, Minnesota, was arrested, Santa Cruz County Sheriff Scott Knudson said.
“Thank God, the witness took a photo. of him,” Knudson said. – Another witness found him at the exit of of tube area where he was taken into custody”.
Victims and suspects were pipes down down the river around 3:45 pm, he said. attack happened just upstream from the highway. 35/64 bridge in The town of Somerset, near the border with Minnesota. north and east of Still water. The Apple River has long been a popular summer destination. for Residents of sister cities.
“We are not know for now who was connected to who, who knew each other or what triggered it,” Knudson said. “This is a tragic day.”
Two victims were taken to the hospital, two were taken away by an ambulance. All were in critical condition. Boy who died, was taken by ambulance to Lakeview Hospital in Stillwater where it was declared dead.
All other victims were in stable condition from severe to critical injuries in the trunk or chest area, according to news exemption from the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s office. They include two men from Luck, Wisconsin, one 20 and another 22 years old; 24-year- an elderly woman from Burnsville, Minnesota, and a 22-year-old man from Elk River, Minnesota.
Victim was held in Santa Cruz County. jail and charges expected to be filed on Monday, sheriff office says in the statement.