Police shoot, kill Wisconsin man after domestic dispute

Law enforcement authorities say police shot and killed a man in Appleton, Wisconsin while investigating a domestic disturbance

APPLETON, Wis. — Appleton, Wisconsin police fatally shot a man after responding to a domestic disturbance call, authorities said Saturday.

The shooting happened after officers were confronted by a gunman when they were called to a home in Appleton on Friday night, the Wisconsin Department of Justice’s Criminal Investigations Division said in a news release. .

Officers attempted to negotiate with the man but then shot him dead, the department said. He died in an Appleton hospital.

No officers were injured in the clash.

A firearm was recovered from the scene and body camera footage captured the shooting, according to the Justice Department news release.

The Appleton police officers involved in the shooting have been placed on administrative leave, which is policy after a shooting.

Authorities have not released any additional information.

ABC News

Not all news on the site expresses the point of view of the site, but we transmit this news automatically and translate it through programmatic technology on the site and not from a human editor.
Back to top button