Crime

Suspect killed by deputy, another deputy injured after standoff at Clark County residence

LOYAL, Wis. - State officials are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Loyal that resulted in the death of a person who fired on law enforcement and injured an officer.

Wisconsin Department of Justice officials say the shooting happened early Friday morning after the suspect fled a traffic stop. Investigators say there was a standoff at the suspect's residence and a Clark County sheriff's deputy was shot. Officers eventually entered the building and shot and killed the suspect.

The name of the suspect has not been released.

Officials say the deputy received non-life threatening injuries. No other individuals were hurt during the standoff.

The officer who shot the suspect is a Marathon County sheriff's deputy. He has been placed on paid administrative leave, which is department policy.

 

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