The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s deputy who was involved in an officer-related shooting last week has been identified through a release by the Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation. Deputy Aaron Schley shot and killed Luis Cardona after he shot and injured his ex-girlfriend Babette Caraballo last Tuesday near a park in Kewaunee County. Cardona had apparently kidnapped Caraballo in Green Bay earlier that day. Caraballo remains hospitalized in serious condition. Schley, an eight-year veteran of the Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department, is on administrative leave per department policy while the case continues to be investigated
MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is investigating an officer involved death (OID) in the township of West Kewaunee, Wis. that occurred on the morning of Tuesday, November 19, 2019.
The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Office and Green Bay Police Department responded to the area to attempt to rescue a kidnapping victim and arrest the armed kidnapping suspect. After locating these two individuals, shots were fired by the suspect and then one law enforcement officer fired his weapon at the direction of the suspect. Law enforcement immediately performed lifesaving measures.
This law enforcement officer is identified as Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Deputy Aaron J. Schley, with 8 years of service. Schley is on administrative leave, per department policy.
The suspect, Luis A. Cardona, age 38, succumbed to his injuries on the scene. The kidnapped individual remains at a local hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries.
DCI is continuing to review evidence and determine the facts of this incident and will turn over investigative reports to the Kewaunee County District Attorney.
No additional details are currently available.