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Posted: 17.3.2015 16:05

ONALASKA OFFICERS SHOOT AND KILL MAN-OFFICER SHOT

At approximately 12:30 pm on March 17, 2015, Polk County Sheriff’s Office Dispatchers dispatched Officers with Onalaska PD to Valero (off 190 W. in Onalaska).  Dispatchers stated that there was a man with a shotgun on the premises.  According to a witness, the gunman entered the store with a pump action shot gun and fired several shots in the store.  Officers with Onalaska PD arrived.  The gunman (now in the parking lot) fired at the police who returned fire and shot the gunman.  Deputies with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Police Chief, Ron Gilbert, Sheriff Hammack, DA investigators (and District Attorney Lee Hon), and a Texas Ranger were dispatched to the scene.  The gunman was rushed to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital by Americare Ambulance Service.  The gunman died at the emergency room a short time later.  One Officer with Onalaska PD took several bbs from the shotgun but was walking around and doing fine