Sunday State News Briefs: Plane crash near East Troy injures oneWisconsin News
- The 79 year old pilot of a small plane which crashed yesterday afternoon is being treated in a hospital for head injuries.
EAST TROY - The 79 year old pilot of a small plane which crashed yesterday afternoon is being treated in a hospital for head injuries.
The Walworth County Sheriff’s office says the accident happened as Ronald G. Scott of East Troy was trying to land the experimental plane on a private grass airstrip in the town of East Troy. Scott was alone in the plane and his condition hasn’t been reported. He apparently designed and built the 1969 model plane himself.
Madison police are looking for the man who attacked a woman early Saturday morning and ended up a little battered himself. It happened in the 100 block of East Johnson Street. The 21 year old Madison woman says she was walking home when he assailant grabbed her from behind. She says she fell to the ground and the man started hitting her in the face and head. An off-duty firefighter saw the attack, running up and punching the attacker in the face. The suspect ran away. He was described as being about five feet, 11 inches tall, 200 pounds, in his late 20s to early 30s, wearing a dark hoodie or coat, with a red flannel shirt underneath. The woman suffered cuts to the back of her head.
Milwaukee police report an officer has shot and killed an armed robbery suspect on the city’s south side. It happened yesterday at about 4 p.m. Two men had met behind a building to conduct a business transaction, as they had previously. The victim says the other man brought a gun this time and robbed him. The suspect drove away and was followed by his victim, who called police and told them where he was. The suspect ran from the scene when he crashed his vehicle. A Milwaukee police officer caught up to him and tried to question him. At some point, the officer felt his life was threatened and he shot the man. The 28 year old suspect was from Germantown.