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Man Dies In Sunday Night Shooting In Crandon


A man is dead and a Crandon police officer is on administrative leave after a late Sunday traffic stop turned deadly.

Crandon Police report an unidentified city officer pulled over a car about 10:30 p.m. on North Wildwood Avenue.

During the course of the stop, the officer and a man from the car got into a physical altercation, with the officer shooting the man with his duty weapon.

The officer went to medical aid with non-life threatening injuries.

The Department of Justice says the officer was the only person who fired a shot. The state has taken over the investigation of the case. As is standard procedure, the officer is on administrative leave during the investigation into the incident

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