Marinette County sheriff’s department is reporting that an officer was involved in an early morning fatal shooting.
The department says there was some type of incident involving a male suspect and a handgun at a motel in the city of Marinette just after midnight. They say the suspect was determined to be at or near a residence on State Highway 64 When officers arrived, they saw male suspect enter a vehicle and drive off. Authorities attempted to stop the vehicle and it went partially into a ditch.
The department says the man exited the vehicle with a gun in his hand and was then shot and killed by officers. He died on died on the scene. Neither the two Marinette Police Officers nor the two sheriff Deputies involved were injured.