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updated 1:54 PM UTC, Jan 16, 2018

Update--Wisconsin DCI Handling Officer-Involved Fatal Shooting

  • Written by Wheeler
  • Published in News

The Bad River Tribe of Wisconsin has identified the 14-year-old boy who died in an officer-involved shooting Wednesday as Jason Pero.

The Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation is handling the case. The D-C-I say it hopes to conclude its investigation within 30 days, then present the reports to the Ashland County District Attorney. Investigators say a knife was recovered at the scene of the shooting. The Ashland County Sheriff's Office is responsible for patrolling the part of the Bad River Reservation where the shooting occurred


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