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Officer-involved critical incident leaves one dead

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Posted at 2:49 PM, Feb 23, 2024
and last updated 2024-02-23 22:24:38-05

GREEN BAY (NBC 26) — The Wisconsin Department of Justice Division (DOJ) of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is investigating an officer-involved critical incident that happened this afternoon in Green Bay.

  • The Wisconsin Department of Justice Division (DOJ) of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is investigating an officer-involved critical incident
  • The person inside a vehicle fired a weapon, causing him and the officer to exchange gunfire

According to a press release, the Green Bay Police Department responded to a call about a weapons violation. An officer from GBPD found the vehicle believed to be involved with the incident on Green Ridge Drive near Open Gate Trail in Green Bay. The person inside that vehicle fired that weapon, causing him and the officer to exchange gunfire, ultimately leaving the suspect injured. After life-saving measures were performed, the suspect was transported to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The DCI is leading an investigation into this incident with help from other local and state agencies. The Brown County District Attorney will review investigative reports when the investigation is finished.