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Police: Wisconsin man who attacked officer fatally shot

Updated: August 18, 2019 08:41 PM

CALEDONIA, Wis. (AP) Police say an officer responding to a report of a burglary attempt in Caledonia, Wisconsin, was attacked by a man with an "edged weapon" and fired his gun, killing the man.

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 serious but "survivable."

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

Caledonia is about 20 miles (32 kilometers) south of Milwaukee.

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