Today October 24, 2015 at 6:26 pm during an investigation, a Kenosha Deputy Sheriff was involved in a shooting. A 47 year old white male confronted Deputies with a shotgun and failed to drop the shotgun when ordered. One Deputy shot the man. The name and condition of the involved man is not being released at this time.
No Sheriff Deputies were injured during this incident.
As per long standing protocol and following Wisconsin law, Sheriff’s Administration has requested an outside agency conduct the investigation into this shooting. The Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation is responding to conduct this investigation.
Sheriff David Beth will be holding a formal press conference at the Kenosha Sheriff’s Department at 11:00 am on Sunday October 25, 2015 in the press room of the Public Safety Building at 1000 55th Street Kenosha, WI.
Additional information will be forthcoming as it becomes available.