Sparta Wisconsin News – More details are coming in today from yesterday’s incident in Sparta. The Sparta and Monroe county police departments were called to 1005 Saint Anne street yesterday for a domestic abuse altercation. When they arrived they found a male suspect threatening the life of a female with a knife. A Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputy deployed deadly force with his firearm. The suspect was killed at the scene.
The involved Deputy has been put on paid administrative leave, while the investigation is pending, per the sheriff’s department policy.
The Wisconsin Department of Justice is continuing to collect evidence to determine the facts of the incident, and will turn that evidence over to the Monroe County District Attorney when the investigation is complete.
We have attached the press release: