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Prosecutors charge woman involved in Waukesha County standoff

Posted at 2:14 PM, Jun 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-07 17:55:13-04

WAUKESHA — The woman involved in the officer-involved shootings that closed Interstate 94 and Highway 67 was charged Friday with resisting an officer and felony bail jumping.

Kalin Sunde, 31, of South Milwaukee livestreamed the standoff on Facebook from inside the van Tuesday.

The charge of resisting an officer stems from an incident at the hospital and is not from the standoff.

The incident started just before 4:30 p.m. Tuesday with a chase and shots fired. It then turned into a standoff lasting hours.

The chase, involving a stolen minivan, started in the Kettle Moraine State Forest, a DNR warden supervisor told TODAY'S TMJ4.

The pursuit went on for miles north on Highway 67 before assisting agencies tossed out spike strips.

A sheriff’s deputy then noticed a man in the stolen van point a gun out the window, a deputy fired at him and the van stopped northbound on STH 67 on the I-94 overpass.

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The man then barricaded himself in the van, saying he was holding a woman hostage. After five hours of negotiations, he still refused to surrender. Tactical gas was deployed, and that’s when he exited the van, holding the woman at gunpoint.

Two officers fired, striking the man multiple times as the woman ran down I-94 refusing to surrender.

While deputies were struggling with the woman — she allegedly stabbed K-9 Justice. He was taken to an emergency vet, treated and released Wednesday morning.