Buffalo County investigating woman’s death

NELSON, Wis. (WKBT) — The Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide after a woman was fatally shot Sunday in rural Nelson, Wis.

According to the Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation, dispatchers received a call at about 9 p.m. Sunday from a man who said he had shot and killed the woman at a residence near Nelson.

When officers arrived, they found the deceased woman and took the caller into custody. A teenager in the home was unharmed.

Authorities say the homicide was an isolated incident and the public is not at risk.

Also assisting the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office and DCI in this investigation are Buffalo County Coroner’s Office, Buffalo County Human Services, Buffalo County Victim Witness Coordinator, DOJ Office of Crime Victim Services, Pepin County Sheriff’s Office, Western Buffalo County Ambulance Service, Wisconsin State Crime Laboratory, and Wisconsin State Patrol.

The names of the people involved have not been released.