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Shooter Arrested in Rib Lake

Shooter Arrested in Rib Lake                   Wed Aug 26, 2020


  The Taylor County Sheriff's Office is reporting that on Wednesday, August 26th at approximately 10:27 P.M., they received reports of multiple gunshots on Broadway Street in the Village of Rib Lake.  The caller reported that the male suspect had fired multiple shots while inside the residence and again while outside on the street.  The suspect's whereabout's were unkinown at the time.


Upon arrival, Taylor County Sheriff's Deputies and Medford Police Officers formed a perimeter, began to search on foot and located the suspect in the street, not far from the residence.  Law enforcement officers issued verbal commands to the suspect, to which the suspect complied and was taken into custody without further incident.  An AK-47 rifle was located about 30 yards from where the suspect was apprehended.  There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.


The suspect was identified as 20-year old Trinity Keiser.  He is curently held in the Taylor County Jail on a $1,000 cash bond for 1st Degree Recklessly Endanger Safety.  There is no further danger to the community.  Preliminary investigation into the incident finds that drugs and mental health issues are believed to be contributing factors.  It is unknown the total number of rounds fired by the suspect.   This incident is still under investigation by the Taylor County Sheriff's Office and Rib Lake Police Department. 


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