Neillsville officer fatally shoots subject

Officer responded to domestic disturbance at residence

Published On: Dec 24 2013 07:04:58 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 13 2013 01:28:59 PM CST
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NEILLSVILLE, Wis. (WKBT) -

Neillsville police say an officer has shot and killed an armed suspect during a confrontation early Friday morning.

Authorities say the officer responded to a domestic disturbance call about 2:30 a.m. Friday in Neillsville at a residence. Police say the officer was confronted by a subject with a weapon and shot the suspect.

The subject was then transported to Memorial Medical Center and flown to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield where the person died.

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office and the Wisconsin Department of Justice-Division of Criminal Investigation are investigating the incident. More information is expected to be released later on Friday.