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updated 8:38 PM UTC, Sep 19, 2017

DA: Officers Acted In Self-Defense

  • Written by Wheeler
  • Published in News

The La Crosse County district attorney says two police officers were acting in self-defense when they shot an armed carjacker to death. 

Investigators say 54-year-old Roger Burzinski failed to comply with orders from officers Andrew Adey and Stephen Hughes last month.  Burzinski had led police on a high-speed chase in a stolen vehicle which had a baby inside.  He pointed a gun at a woman while taking her S-U-V.  She managed to pull her three-year-old child to safety, but the one-year-old child was still inside when he drove away.

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