NEILSVILLE, Wis. (WTAQ) - The Clark County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting death of an armed man by a Neillsville police officer.
The incident happened Friday afternoon.
Authorities say the officer responded to a disturbance when he was met by a 23-year-old man wielding a knife.
The officer reportedly gave numerous orders to drop the knife before shooting the man. Authorities say the man was airlifted to a Marshfield hospital where he later died.
The name of the officer or suspect has not been released.
(Story courtesy of Wheeler News Service)