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Officers placed on leave after shooting in Dunn County

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Dunn County Sheriff Dennis Smith announced Wednesday morning officers have been placed on leave following a shooting during a drug raid. 


Around 2 a.m., officers from the Dunn County Sheriff's Office, West Central Drug Task Force along with the Eau Claire County Regional Tactical Team were executing a search warrant in Red Cedar Township. During the entry, a confrontation took place and the suspect in this case was fatally wounded by officers.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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