Sparta shooting victim identified as local man

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SPARTA, Wis. (AP) — The victim of a fatal shooting in Sparta has been identified as a local man.

Police say 61-year-old Anthony Koopman was shot Thursday about 1 a.m. He was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Police believe the shooting was an isolated incident and that the general public is not in danger. There’s no word on a possible suspect. The Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation is assisting in the case.