Boscobel Police Chief Jaden McCullick announced a resolution to the daylong standoff in his city.
According to a news release, on Jan. 17, at approximately 10:00 a.m., the Boscobel Police Department received a report of a male subject who had barricaded himself in a residence at 1306 Elm Street in the City of Boscobel. Additional information provided to law enforcement stated that the subject was armed with a rifle, and possibly had a female subject in the residence with him.
The male subject was identified as, Bryant Matti, age 32 of rural Eastman Wisconsin.
After receiving the report, a perimeter was established around the residence and neighbors were notified to evacuate the area.
Once a perimeter was established, negotiation teams made telephone contact with Matti inside the residence. Efforts to get Matti to surrender were met with negative results, and a standoff ensued.
Through the course of the standoff, gun shots were heard from inside the residence which prompted law enforcement to make entry.
Once inside the residence, law enforcement located a 20 year old female from La Crosse, Wisconsin with a gunshot wound to her lower right leg. Matti was also located and taken into custody without further incident.
Matti and the female victim were transported to Gundersen Boscobel Hospital for medical treatment. The female victim was later transferred to Gundersen Hospitals in La Crosse with non-life threatening injuries.
Matti was treated for minor injuries, and then transported to the Grant County Jail where he was book in on the following charges; 1st Reckless Injury, Injury by Negligent Handling of a Dangerous Weapon, False Imprisonment, Criminal Trespass to a Locked Dwelling, and two counts of Bail Jumping.
The following agencies assisted the Boscobel Police Department with the investigation; Grant County Sheriff’s Office, Crawford County Sheriff’s Office, Grant County Emergency Management, Wisconsin State Patrol, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Fennimore Police Department, South West Emergency Response Team, Dubuque Police Department, Dane County Tactical Response Team, Richland/Iowa/Grant Drug Task Force, Boscobel Fire Department, and Boscobel EMS.
ORIGINAL POST - Officers from numerous law enforcement agencies continue to be at the scene of a home in Boscobel where an individuals is barricaded inside, possibly armed.
Officers from the Boscobel Police Department were sent to a home in the 1300 block of Elm Street just after 10 a.m. Jan. 17.
The tactical response team from Grant County, Grant County deputies, officers from the Crawford County Sheriff's office are assisting at the scene, as well as Boscobel Firefighters are assisting with traffic control.
At this time, it is not determined if there are any other in the home.
Boscobel schools are operating under a “secure hold” under advisement from the Boscobel Police Department. Classes are still in session but there was no open campus or recess.
Police told the district’s superintendent that there is no reason to believe there is any imminent danger to schools.