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Investigation underway after officer-involved death

Marinette County
Posted at 10:46 PM, Nov 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-27 23:46:24-05

MARINETTE COUNTY (NBC 26) -- The Wisconsin Department of Justice is investigating an officer-involved death in Marinette County.

According to the DOJ, Marinette County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a domestic incident call in the town of Amberg on Friday morning. When deputies arrived, the saw an individual sitting in a car.

State officials said that person left the scene in his car and law enforcement followed. Then, officials say the individual left his car and showed a gun. The person was then shot by law enforcement.

Per department policy, the deputy involved is on paid administrative leave.

An investigation is underway.