Campers witness the aftermath of Apple River stabbing - KSTP

River's facet Apple River Campground is stopping tubing operations on Sunday, following a stabbing that left one teen lifeless and 4 injured this weekend.

The business posted on their fb page they're going to resume operations on Monday, Aug. 1.

people on the campground informed five EYEWITNESS information it was a fun, household weekend turned tragic.

"We've been coming right here for roughly 15 years simply as a family reunion with my mother's side," Monica Anderson, camper, pointed out. Anderson calls tubing on Apple River in Somerset, Wisconsin a family favourite. "We hang around and have family time and go down the river, have some drinks," she spoke of.

but tubing become cut brief on Saturday.

Anderson and her family unit were floating by using once they saw people gathered on the shore giving CPR.

quickly after, they were evacuated from the water.

"We see CPR happening in two agencies and it changed into bystanders," she mentioned. "The police then showed up and they needed to plow through the water since it become down off and they couldn't power right up to it."

The 911 call got here in round 3:45 p.m. on Saturday reporting a number of people had been stabbed on the Apple River, north of the daybreak Bridge, while tubing.

St. Croix County Sheriff's office arrived on scene and found 5 americans with stab wounds in the chest and torso.

in keeping with the record, deputies, first responders and citizens offered medical care to those injured. All five victims have been transported to local hospitals.

some of the victims, a 17-12 months-ancient boy from Stillwater, later died. The 4 others had severe accidents, but are solid, in response to the sheriff's workplace.

With help from witnesses, authorities found the 52-yr-ancient suspect on the river on the exit aspect for tubers.

"The sheriff came by way of in a rush and he turned into like 'you should get out individuals are being damage,'" Melanie Lu, camper, observed.

Lu changed into tubing on the river with her family unit when the stabbing happened.

She referred to it's the first time they spent the weekend on Apple River and it could be the final. "It doesn't consider adore it's secure and it sort of like makes you think like would we need to come lower back?" Lu observed.

related: Suspect to be named Monday in Apple River stabbing that left 1 dead, 4 injured

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