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The Journal Gazette

Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:30 am

Firefighter killed, 3 injured in Wisconsin shooting

Associated Press

APPLETON, Wis. -- Officials say a firefighter responding to a medical emergency has been killed in a shooting in Wisconsin that left three others injured.

Authorities said the shooting happened after police and firefighters responded to a medical emergency around 5:30 p.m. in downtown Appleton. Police said there is no ongoing threat to the community, but didn't say whether anyone is in custody.

A procession was held overnight in Milwaukee as the firefighter's body was brought to the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office. Firefighters lined the street as emergency vehicles escorted the body.

Appleton is about 120 miles northwest of Milwaukee.