Shooting reported at home of sheriff's employee

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PLOVER, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities are investigating a shooting at the home of a Portage County Sheriff's Office employee.

Wisconsin Department of Justice spokeswoman Dana Brueck tells Stevens Point Journal Media the state Division of Criminal Investigation responded to the scene of the shooting in the village of Plover. She says more information will be released later.

The incident was reported just after 1 a.m. Saturday. Units from the Plover Police Department, Wisconsin State Patrol and Portage County Coroner's Office went to the scene in central Wisconsin, and roads around the home were blocked off.

The Plover Police Department confirms that the DCI has taken over the investigation.



 
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