Wisconsin man who attacked officer fatally shot

Wisconsin man who attacked officer fatally shot
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An officer responding to a report of a burglary attempt was attacked by a man with an “edged weapon” and fired his gun, killing the man in Caldonia.

Caledonia police said in a statement on the city’s Facebook page that the officer suffered a serious head wound and was taken to a hospital. His injuries were described as “survivable.”

The unidentified man shot by the officer died at the scene. No other information was immediately released.

Caledonia is about 20 miles south of Milwaukee.

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