ALSO IN ROCK COUNTY.
BELOIT POLICE CONTINUE TO INVESTIGATE A DEADLY DOMESTIC
DISPUTE AND AN OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING.
NEWS THREE'S JESSICA ARP HAS THE LATEST FROM THE SCENE.
neighbors say police filled this beloit neighborhood
sunday night as a domestic dispute that started two
blocks away ended here in a crash :47
my husband and i was in watching tv and we were watching
a western and we heard gunshots and we thought it
was on tv :41
LINDA WALMER LIVES A FEW DOORS DOWN FROM WHERE POLICE
WERE CALLED JUST BEFORE EIGHT SUNDAY NIGHT...
FOR A CALL OF AN UNWANTED PERSON.
at some point it was determined that they needed to
take an individual into custody :14 christopher rutherford
:17 from beloit :20 however he was able to separate
himself from the officers, jump into a vehicle, and
was fleeing the scene ;29
RUTHERFORD ALLEGEDLY HIT THE WOMAN WHO REPORTED HIM
47-YEAR-OLD SHEILA ROSENBAUM.
THEN SPED DOWN THE BLOCK.
OFFICERS FIRING AT RUTHERFORD'S VAN.
all of a sudden he tried to turn right and he was
going like 70mph and he came across the road and right
into that tree :08
DAMON HENTHORN AND WILLIAM WILLIS SAID THEY SAW RUTHERFORD
JUMP OUT AND RUN.
he was holding his side, like he was hurt, becuase
it took him a couple seconds to get out because he
hit the tree pretty hard :28
OFFICERS TOOK RUTHERFORD WITH A GUNSHOT WOUND FROM
ROSENBAUM WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT A LOCAL HOSPITAL.
NEIGHBORS REMEMBER HER AS KIND AND FRIENDLY.
AND ARE IN DISBELIEF
that made me sick i mean, i just couldnt believe that
so close to home here and she never hurt anybody,
i couldnt believe it :59
beloit police say per their department policy the
dept of criminal investigation will handle the inquiy
into the officer involved shooting, they have not
yet released the names of the two officers who were
involved, in beloit, ja, wisc news three :48
HOSPITAL OFFICIALS WOULD NOT COMMENT ON RUTHERFORD'S
BELOIT POLICE HAVE ALSO NOT RELEASED WHAT CHARGES
COULD BE FILED AGAINST HIM.
RIGHT NOW, THE OFFICERS INVOLVED IN THE INCIDENT HAVE
BEEN RE-ASSIGNED TO AN ADMINISTRATIVE ROLE.