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US: Police officer, 3 others killed in Wisconsin shootings; suspect in custody

The Shootings Happened At A Bank, A Law Firm And An Apartment Complex, Where Officers, Including A SWAT Team, Had A Standoff With The Suspect For Several Hours Before Ending In A Volley Of Gunfire Around 5 P.m., Police Said

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Rahul Mishra | Updated on: 23 Mar 2017, 08:34:23 AM
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New Delhi:

A police officer and three other people were killed in a series of shootings Wednesday in northern Wisconsin, USA that apparently began as a domestic dispute in a bank, officials said. 

Everest Metro Police Chief Wally Sparks said at a news conference the slain officer was from his department and that a suspect was in custody. Sparks did not release the officer's name or the names of the other three dead.

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The shootings occured at a bank, a law firm and an apartment complex, where officers, including a SWAT team, had a standoff with the suspect for several hours before ending in a volley of gunfire around 5 p.m., police said. 

The violence took place in a cluster of small towns south of Wausau, about 90 miles west of Green Bay. 

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First Published : 23 Mar 2017, 08:02:00 AM