wi–police shooting-eau claire

Authorities: Fatal officer-involved shooting in Eau Claire

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) - Eau Claire police say an officer has fatally shot a 59-year-old man after he fired a shotgun at authorities.Police chief Jerry Staniszewski said Sunday that the department received a request the night before to check the welfare of the man, who made "homicidal and suicidal" comments to an acquaintance. Staniszewski says officers found the man standing outside with a handgun when they arrived at his residence.