Firefighter killed in shooting

Firefighter shot dead in Appleton, Wisconsin: Mitch Lundgaard killed during emergency call in Wisconsin

In a statement released Thursday on Twitter, Evers said he and his wife, Kathy, "send our deepest sympathies to the family, friends (and) colleagues of the firefighter who lost their life last night". "Let's give ourselves a little bit of space to process and think about God's promises and turn to Him in our time of need". While attending to the man, the incident "escalated into shots being fired".

Gov. Tony Evers is sending his condolences to the family and colleagues of the firefighter killed in a shooting at a Wisconsin transit center.

A viewer video of a man being handcuffed while on his stomach on a sidewalk.

Spokesperson for the police department, Meghan Cash. It's not immediately clear whether police took any suspects into custody but there was no ongoing threat to the community, according to a statement. "It was a very quick scene. So we're just happy we could get them there and get them the medical attention they needed". I looked up because you could see the bus stop from my bedroom window, looked at the tree.

'I saw the guy shoot a female, and she went down, ' Mourning added, 'and another shot was sacked, and there was another male, and he went down, and then I saw the shooter flee'.

Valley Transit says passengers should avoid the Valley Transit Center until it is reopened. 'It seemed like a hostile situation'.

The firefighter, a 14-year veteran of the Appleton Fire Department, died hours after being shot.

Firefighters lined the streets to honor the fallen hero during an overnight procession.

Police shot the man, who was transported to a local hospital where he died. Another shooting victim was a police officer who is now recovering at a local hospital.

Authorities said the investigation into the incident is ongoing and that funeral arrangements are pending for the firefighter. CBS Green Bay affiliate WFRV-TV reports that Lundgaard war married and a father of three children. Representatives of the Wisconsin Professional Police Association responded to the scene, executive director Jim Palmer said.

'It's going to be a hard day for us, especially during Police Week, to have something like this happen, ' Cash said.



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