UPDATE: Wisconsin DCI investigates officer involved death - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

UPDATE: Wisconsin DCI investigates officer involved death

Posted: Updated:


In rural Grant County, the Wisconsin DCI investigate an officer involved shooting. 

It happened Friday morning, near the small community of Mount Hope.

Authorities say they were attempting to come in contact with a suspect at home, but as for what led up to the gunfire remains to be released.

However, they do tell KWWL, the suspect died in the incident.

A man who lives near the area said he heard shots fired. He also said the suspect would allegedly threaten neighbors. 

The name of the suspect is not being released, but another neighbor said he would avoid him at all costs. He also previously had trouble with the suspect, and alleges his dog was shot by him.

Millville Hollow Road was blocked for hours as investigators collected evidence. 


One person is dead after being shot by a sheriff's deputy. The Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating. It happened this morning in Grant County.

Grant County Sheriff's deputies went to a home near Highway 18 and Clark Road to try and meet with the suspect.

The deputy has been placed on paid administrative leave at this time.

Powered by Frankly