UPDATE: Three People Arrested After Attack in Wood County

By: WSAW Staff
By: WSAW Staff

UPDATE: Wed. 4:05 PM May 28, 2014

A captain with the Wood County Sheriff's Department tells us they have identified some other people they think were involved in an attack in Wood County over the weekend. The captain says they're in the process of finding out their level of involvement in the incident.


UPDATE: Mon. 4:14 PM May 26, 2014

Wood County Sheriff's Deputies say three people are in jail after an attack over the weekend that left two people hurt.

Gabriel Lopez, 30, and Yasmin Lopez, 37, were arrested today in Portage County. Vitana Lopez, 18, was taken in last night. They are all wanted on charges of physical abuse to a child, substantial battery, burglary, criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct.

Deputies tell NewsChannel 7 they're hoping to find three to four others who were involved.

Wood County deputies say they're searching for two people in connection to an attack over the weekend.

According to a news release, it happened just before 7:30 Sunday night on the 800 block of State Highway 73 in the Town of Saratoga.

Deputies say about 6 to 7 people arrived at the address in a silver minivan and started damaging a vehicle with baseball bats and other objects. A 17-year-old was hurt after being assaulted. Then, the suspects entered a house and started assaulting a man inside. He sustained significant injuries. The suspects then fled.

The sheriff's department says the incident may have been retaliation for a fight that had occurred in the Red Granite area between a woman and one of the suspects.

Vitana Lopez ,18, was arrested. Deputies are still looking for Gabriel Lopez, 30, and Yasmin Lopez, 37.

The two victims have been treated for their injuries and released from the hospital.

If you have any information on the location of Gabriel and Yasmin, call the Wood County Sheriff's Department at 715-421-8764.

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