UPDATE: One Injured in Shooting at Waukesha Juvenile Center
A shooting occurred at the Waukesha County Juvenile Center at 2:50 PM Monday afternoon.
A 44-year-old Sheriff's Deputy who had been with the department for 16 years was rushed by a 34-year-old male subject from Hartland there for a court proceeding who tried to disarm the Deputy. During the struggle, two rounds were fired from the Deputy's weapon and the subject was wounded in the leg.
Additional deputies immediately responded and provided first aid. The extent of the subject's injuries are unknown, he was transferred to Froedtert Hospital.
Waukesha County Sheriff Eric Severson said this was an isolated incident which occurred in a conference room where the subject and deputy were the only occupants.
There are no other suspects involved in this incident. The incident was isolated within the Juvenile Center and an immediate response by deputies prevented any further issues. There were no other threats to the Waukesha County Courthouse Campus.
The Deputy involved in the incident has been placed on administrative leave. Waukesha Police Department has taken over the investigation.