CALEDONIA — A man was fatally shot Sunday after he reportedly attacked a Caledonia police officer with an edged weapon, according to the Caledonia Police Department.
According to a post on Caledonia Police Department's Facebook page:
At 4:59 p.m. Sunday, Caledonia police officers responded to a report of a burglary in progress on Crystal Spring in Caledonia, a cul-de-sac just northwest of the intersection of highways 38 and 31.
Upon arrival, a uniformed officer encountered a male subject who immediately attacked the officer with an edged weapon, causing a serious head wound to the officer.
The officer responded to the use of deadly force by discharging his duty weapon, striking the subject and ending the threat.
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The officer was transported to All Saints Ascension Hospital for emergency medical treatment. The preliminary assessment is that the officer’s injuries are not life threatening.
The subject died at the scene, Caledonia Police confirmed in the 7:21 p.m. Facebook post.
The Racine Police Department responded to assist with the preliminary officer-involved shooting investigation, according to Caledonia Police.
Additional information will be released pending further investigation and notification of the decedent’s family, Caledonia police said in the Facebook post.
Today's mugshots: Aug. 16
These are images of people charged with a crime in Racine County. Booking photos are provided by Racine County law enforcement officials. A defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty and convicted.
Keith A. Blanton
Keith A. Blanton (a.k.a. KT), 1600 block of South Memorial Drive, Racine, manufacture/deliver cocaine (less than or equal to one gram).
Jonathan A. Brown
Jonathan A. Brown, Chicago, Ill., possession of a firearm by outstate felon, alter identity marks (manufacturer property), carrying a concealed weapon, disorderly conduct with use of a dangerous weapon.
Jerry K. Crosby
Jerry K. Crosby (a.k.a. Jerry Kool), 1000 block of South Memorial Drive, Racine, felony personal identity theft (financial gain), fraudulent use of a credit card.
Isaiah S. Nesbitt
Isaiah S. Nesbitt, 400 block of Three Mile Road, Racine, felony intimidation of a witness, felony bail jumping, disorderly conduct.
Julia M. Jarlsberg
Julia M. Jarlsberg, 1100 block of North Sunnyslope Drive, Mount Pleasant, knowingly violate a domestic abuse injunction, disorderly conduct.
Ronald E. Walton
Ronald E. Walton, 1900 block of 53rd Street, Kenosha, operate motor vehicle while revoked, misdemeanor bail jumping.
Timothy S. Willis
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Timothy S. Willis, 2300 block of Layard Avenue, Racine, resisting an officer, disorderly conduct.