Sparta police investigate fatal shooting

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SPARTA, Wis. (WKBT) – The Sparta Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting Thursday morning.

Monroe County Dispatch received a call at 1:15 a.m. today, June 11 reporting a possible shooting in the City of Sparta.

Officers responded to the intersection of Court and Hill streets where they found a man with a gunshot wound. The victim was taken to a local hospital and then sent to a medical center in La Crosse where he later died from his injuries.

Police are asking community members to avoid the area as the investigation is ongoing.