Wausau man documents final moments of Wednesday's active shooter incident unfold

Resident captured the incident on camera
Posted at 10:02 PM, Mar 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-24 09:01:22-04

WESTON -  A Wausau man captured the violence of Wednesday's shooting spree in central Wisconsin.

Dino Corvino of Wausau, Wisconsin watched Wednesday's violence unfold as the shooter made his way to his final destination, an apartment complex on the corner of Ross Street and Aspen Avenue.

“I heard the first set of shots and then I lifted up my phone to record the second set of shots," Corvino said.

"It was right about the time I think it was all coming to an end," he said. 

Corvino said he watched the active shooter standoff unfold from the steps of his porch across the street.

“We saw roughly a hundred to a hundred and fifty police officers cycling through," Corvino said. "[They were] approaching the buildings, returning from the buildings, that sort of thing.”

As he witnessed the activity, he took pictures, including police staking out the area while other officers worked to evacuate tenants from the apartment building. Corvino even captured photos of police using robot-like technology to surveil the property. 

It was at this location that Everest Metro Police Officer Jason Weiland was killed in the line of duty. This is also where the shooter was eventually apprehended and taken into custody.

“I think it’s amazingly impactful that four deaths happened all over a small area," Corvino said.

Corvino said he now wants to help that “small area" of Marathon County and the family members of each victim heal.

“If you need our help, just let us carry you," Corvino said.