BREAKING NEWS: Former Wisconsin judge ‘killed by a militiaman at his home’
- Police were called to the home at 7:30 a.m. Friday in Mauston, 70 miles northwest of Wisconsin’s state capital, Madison.
- Local News WTMJ said a former judge was shot and killed by a militia member who had a hit list
According to local news, a former judge in rural Wisconsin has been shot dead by a hit-list militiaman.
The former Juneau County judge was murdered in Mauston, 70 miles northwest of the state’s capital, Madison.
“There were two people in the property, one had died and one had a self-inflicted gunshot wound,” Attorney General Josh Kaul said.
He said there was a list of targets and those on the list had been warned.
The deceased judge was on the list.
Kaul said a caller said there was “an armed person and two shots were fired.”
Police are seen outside the house in Mauston, Wisconsin
He added: “I can’t give any further information about the caller. The caller left the house and called the police from a nearby house.”
Police were stationed nearby from 7:30 a.m. Friday. Channel3000 reported.
“I can’t speak to what individuals or their protection details are doing,” Kaul said.
“But what I can say is that we’ve been in contact with those on the list and are working to protect their safety.”
He said police had secured the scene of the accident and there was no danger to the public.
More to come…