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April 17, 2008
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Wis. officer shoots man who pointed gun

The Associated Press

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — A Sheboygan police officer has shot a 47-year-old Sheboygan man after the man pointed a gun at the officer.

Police Chief David Kirk says police officers were responding to a call from a woman who said her father had left the house with a gun and could be considering suicide.

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Kirk says the man drove back to his garage when he saw two officers arrive in the area. The man then came out of his garage with a gun.

Kirk says the man disobeyed orders to drop the gun and instead pointed it an officer, who then shot him in the head.

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He says the man was taken to a local hospital and then flown to one in the Milwaukee area.



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