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Wis. DOJ investigating officer-involved death in Caledonia

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Posted at 1:51 PM, May 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-18 14:52:56-04

CALEDONIA — The Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating an officer-involved death that happened in Caledonia Monday morning.

The DCI said that while attempting to take a suspect in custody on Monday, the suspect began fighting with a Caledonia police officer. During the struggle, the DCI said that the suspect pulled a firearm from his own waistband and turned the firearm on himself.

The suspect died at the scene.

The officers involved in the incident were placed on administrative leave, per department policy.

The DCI is leading the investigation.

No other details were released.

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