Death investigation underway after shooting at home in Jefferson County

SUMNER, Wis. — Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a shooting at a home in Jefferson County.

Deputies were called to a home in the Town of Sumner just before 12:15 a.m. for a report of gunshots. A person was seen walking away from the home. That person was later arrested.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s officials said that a death investigation is ongoing at the scene, but information about the victim or the suspect was not released. Officials did not say if the victim was killed as a result of the shooting.

Just after 11:20 a.m. Tuesday, officials said that the death was being investigated as a result of foul play.

The Wisconsin State Patrol, Jefferson County Medical examiner and Edgerton police and fire department were also sent to the scene.