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Neighbors on substantial notify just after dwelling invasion, fatal shootings in Kewaskum

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) — Investigators in Washington County are doing the job to pin down what led up to a lethal home invasion Wednesday, Feb. 3.

3 folks were remaining useless in the town of Kewaskum, including the suspect. 

“We have known these folks for a very long time,” stated neighbor Jeff Waala. 

Jeff Waala lives throughout the street from where by sheriff’s officers found one particular particular person shot to death. 

“My spouse used to babysit for their sons 40 yrs in the past,” said Waala. 

Earlier Thursday, Feb. 4, Waala mentioned he viewed sheriff’s deputies sift by way of the snow in the vicinity of 81st and Forest Check out Road. They ended up looking for any evidence tied to the fatal capturing. 

Just before 3 p.m. Wednesday, a 911 caller documented they listened to gunshots and saw an armed person strolling toward their residence. 

When law enforcement arrived, there was a shootout in between the suspect and deputies. Officials established up a drone and uncovered the suspect useless. A gun was also uncovered nearby. 

Shortly immediately after, officers realized two men and women were being shot dead at two unique homes. 

“No person deserves to go through that,” Waala claimed. 

Waala claimed in the midst of the shooting incident, a lady was carjacked by the suspect. 

“She ran by way of behind our home around to the neighbors,” claimed Waala. 

Right after talking to neighbors, they are now on substantial warn. 

“It does go to show you that you have to be well prepared to safeguard oneself,” explained Waala.