A state Department of Justice agent has been charged in the Feb. 3 shooting of Quadren Wilson, an unarmed Black man who was wanted by authorities in a drug investigation. Read past coverage.
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"'Mom, they just got to firing on me,'" Stacy Morris recalls her son, Quadren L. Wilson, 38, telling her after the Thursday morning shooting.
Quadren Wilson is in custody on a probation violation after his family said state law enforcement agents shot him in the back five times on Thursday.
Protesters gathered in support of Quadren Wilson after he was shot by two unnamed Division of Criminal Investigation officers during an arrest on Feb. 3.
Wilson is Black; his family says the DOJ Division of Criminal Investigation agents who shot him are white.
It wasn't clear Wednesday why five different agencies and 21 officers were needed to make the arrest.
The Dane County Sheriff's Office said it has "not located any evidence" that Quadren Wilson had a weapon when state agents shot him.
The Dane County Executive demanded the Sheriff's Office offer regular updates on the law enforcement shooting of Wilson.
Former Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney says questions about the shooting should be asked at the state level.
Wilson's family has for weeks demanded he be returned to the hospital for better treatment after he was shot by two Division of Criminal Investigation agents in early February.
No decision has been reached yet about whether state agents will face charges for the shooting.
The four-month probe into the shooting of Quadren Wilson was led by the Dane County Sheriff's Office since the state Department of Criminal Investigation, which usually investigates police shootings, was involved in the incident.
But the most recent of the search warrants states that no weapon was found in the car Wilson was driving.
District Attorney Ismael Ozanne previously said in July that he would release a decision on the Quadren Wilson shooting in the "next couple of weeks."
Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne on Thursday charged a state agent in the Feb. 3 shooting of Quadren Wilson, an unarmed Black man who was wanted by authorities in a drug investigation.