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‘Armed suspect,’ resident useless soon after home invasion in Kewaskum

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A man was identified useless after exchanging gunfire with Washington County deputies who responded to a claimed dwelling invasion in Kewaskum Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 3, the sheriff’s workplace reported. A next particular person was also uncovered useless outdoors the dwelling of the 911 caller.

Deputies responded right after acquiring that 911 phone soon right before 3 p.m. Wednesday from a resident on Forest See Highway about a guy who experienced forced his way into a house, demanding the keys to a auto. A 2nd phone came in minutes afterwards, indicating an armed particular person was witnessed going for walks toward the caller’s household, who heard pictures fired.

As deputies arrived, there was an exchange of gunfire with the armed specific, who fled on foot. He was soon found useless from an evident gunshot wound. A firearm was discovered near him, the sheriff’s office mentioned.

A second human being was found useless outside the house the dwelling of the 911 caller a witness telling investigators that man or woman was shot by the armed male.

The Wisconsin Division of Justice is investigating the loss of life of the armed individual. The sheriff’s workplace is investigating the demise of the resident.

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