Woman assaulted with baseball bat during domestic argument


DANNIKA — BUT FIRST… A WOMAN IS ALIVE AND ALERT … AFTER WHAT APPEARS TO BE A MURDER-SUICIDE ATTEMPT IN GRANT COUNTY.. DANNIKA — GOOD EVENING AND THANKS FOR JOINING ME.. I’M DANNIKA LEWIS. NEWS THREE’S VELENA JONES WAS THE ONLY REPORTER ON SCENE IN MUSCODA… FOLLOWING THE DOMESTIC INCIDENT THAT TURNED DEADLY. HERE SHE IS WITH THE DETAILS. POLICE WERE CALLED HERE TO THE VILLAGE OF MUSCODA AROUND 4 PM ON CALLS OF A DOMESTIC DISPUTE INSIDE THIS HOUSE BEHIND ME THAT LEFT THE GIRLDFRIEND THAT LIVES IN THIS HOME SEVERELY INJURED AND HER BOYFRIEND DEAD FROM A SELF INFLICTED WOUND. POLICE CHIEF BILL SCHRAMM SAYS THE COUPLE BEGAN TO ARGUE AND THE BOYFRIEND BEGAN TO BEAT THE WOMAN WITH A BASEBALL BAT. POLICE HAVE NEVER BEEN CALLED TO THE HOUSE BEFORE FOR ANY DOMESTIC ISSUES IN THE PAST… HOWEVER SAY THE COUPLE MOVED IN JUST ABOUT A YEAR AGO. ACCORDING TO POLICE THE WOMAN SAID HE HAD ANGER ISSUES BUT NO HISTORY OF MENTAL ILLNESS POLICE DO NOT BELIEVE ALCOHOL PLAYED A ROLE IN TODAY’S EVENTS. POLICE SAY THEY DON’T KNOW HOW SEVERE THE WOMAN’S INJURIES ARE HOWEVER WE DO KNOW SHE IS CONSCIOUS AND SHE IS BEING TRANSPORTED TO A HOSPITAL IN MADISON. IN MSUCODA, I’M VELENA JONES FOR WISC NEWS 3.

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