Crime

Rice Lake man shoots at wife, flees law

leaderregister.com
Steve Anderson
RICE LAKE— Sunday, March 17, at 9:50 p.m., the Barron County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call from a female advising that she was walking on Hwy. 53 by Rice Lake after a domestic with her husband, Steve Anderson. The unidentified woman stated that Anderson had hit her, pulled a gun out and pointed it at her. After she exited the car, Anderson fired several rounds off.
Barron County Deputies along with the Rice Lake Police Department were sent to the area where she was located. A Rice Lake Police Officer spotted the suspect vehicle on Hwy. 53 and attempted to stop the car. The vehicle did not yield to the officer for about one mile and finally came to a stop on Hwy 53. Anderson was taken into custody without further incident and two firearms were found in the car.
Steven Anderson, 39, of Rice Lake, is being held in the Barron County Jail on charges of first-degree reckless endangerment, armed while intoxicated, battery, domestic abuse, knowingly flee an officer and OWI 2nd. – From Barron County Sheriff’s Office


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