UPDATE: Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputy shoots man in Paddock Lake

A sheriff’s deputy shot a man this evening in Paddock Lake after the man confronted deputies with a shotgun.

From a media release issued at 10 p.m.:

Today October 24, 2015 at 6:26 pm during an investigation, a Kenosha Deputy Sheriff was involved in a shooting.  A 47 year old white male confronted Deputies with a shotgun and failed to drop the shotgun when ordered.  One Deputy shot the man.  The name and condition of the involved man is not being released at this time. No Sheriff Deputies were injured during this incident. As per long standing protocol and following Wisconsin law, Sheriff’s Administration has requested an outside agency conduct the investigation into this shooting.  The Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation is responding to conduct this investigation.

The incident occurred in the 6100 block of 236th Avenue.

Sheriff David Beth is scheduled to conduct a press conference on this incident Sunday morning. Note: westofthei.com will be there. — DH

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