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One dead in Marinette County shooting

Posted at 9:20 AM, May 30, 2023
and last updated 2023-06-09 18:05:30-04

AMBERG (NBC 26) — A man has died and a person is in custody after a shooting in the town of Amberg on Monday.

The Marinette County Sheriff's office received a call about a man who had been shot at a home along Barker Road shortly after 8 p.m. on Monday.

Police have identified William H. Freed as the victim.

Deputies have arrested his wife on homicide-related charges. The Sheriff's office says no other people were inside the home at the time of the incident.

Based on the results of an investigation which included crime scene processing, evidence collection, witness interviews, audio and video recordings, autopsy results and interviews with involved parties, it was determined that the shooting was justified under Wisconsin Law.

No charges will be filed, law enforcement will continue to investigate any new information that is brought forward.

The incident occurred during a domestic disturbance and the determination that the shooting was justified based on the totality of the circumstances gleaned through the investigation.