two Wisconsin police officers They were killed during a traffic stop after an exchange of gunfire with the driver on Saturday.
According to the Wisconsin Department of Justice, a Chetek police officer conducted a traffic stop in the village of Cameron, Wisconsin just before 3:40 p.m.
During the traffic stop, an exchange of gunfire ensued, in which a Chetek police officer and a Cameron police officer were hit. Both officers were pronounced dead at the scene.
Another person involved in the attack was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
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The Wisconsin DOJ said in a press release that there is no threat to the public following the attack.
According to the release, the Wisconsin Department of Criminal Investigation is leading the investigation with assistance from the Barron County Sheriff’s Office, Rusk County Sheriff’s Office, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Wisconsin State Patrol, Wisconsin State Crime Lab and DCI. Crime response specialist.
Upon completion of the investigation, investigative reports will be forwarded to the Barron County District Attorney.
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other Law enforcement agencies They expressed their condolences following the deaths of two police officers in Wisconsin. The Hudson Police Department, Oconto County Sheriff’s Office, Milwaukee Fire Honor Guard and Village of East Troy Police Department all posted messages of support on social media.
“With our hearts, we send our thoughts and prayers to the Village of Cameron Police Department, the Town of Chetek Police Department, the Barron County community and the families of the two officers who lost their lives today in the line of duty. We have the clock from here,” the Hudson Police Department tweeted.