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UPDATE: Names released for officer-involved fatal shooting under investigation in Marinette County

An officer is now on administrative duty after the fatal shooting of an individual Friday morning.
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Published: Nov. 28, 2020 at 9:27 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 1, 2020 at 6:16 PM EST
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MARINETTE, Wis. (WLUC) - UPDATE: Dec. 1, 2020: More details about an officer-involved shooting have been released by the Marinette County Sheriff’s Office.

The Marinette County Sheriff’s Office responded to domestic violence incident in the Town of Amberg at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Nov. 27.

At the home, law enforcement attempted to make contact with the individual, who was sitting in a vehicle. The individual left the scene and the officer followed.

Shortly after, the individual exited their vehicle and pulled out a firearm. Then, Deputy Jesse Parr (who has been in law enforcement for 5 years) then shot his gun, hitting the the subject.

Law enforcement began life-saving measures on the man, now identified as 74-year-old Duane W. Rich, of Wausaukee. Rich was transported to the hospital for treatment, but died from his injuries.

No law enforcement personnel or other individuals were injured during this incident.

The investigation by the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Division of Criminal Investigation is ongoing.

TV6 will update this story as more information is made available.

ORIGINAL STORY: An officer is now on administrative duty after the fatal shooting of an individual Friday morning.

According to the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ), the Marinette County Sheriff’s Office responded to domestic violence incident in the Town of Amberg at 11:00 a.m.

At the home, law enforcement attempted to make contact with the individual, who was sitting in a vehicle. The individual left the scene and the officer then followed.

Shortly after, the individual exited their vehicle and pulled out a firearm. The deputy then shot his gun, hitting the the subject.

Law enforcement began life-saving measures on the wounded individual who was then taken to a local hospital. The individual later died from the injuries.

No law enforcement personnel or other individuals were injured during this incident.

The Division of Criminal Investigation is leading the investigation and will turn over investigative reports to the Marinette County District Attorney when the investigation concludes.

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