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Officials Release Findings in Appleton LODD Shooting

In this Thursday, May 16, 2019 photo, firefighter Mitch Lundgaard who was shot and killed while responding to a medical call at the Valley Transit Center is draped in an American Flag and taken out of an ambulance at Brettschneider-Trettin-Nickel Funeral Chapel in Appleton, Wis. (Danny Damiani/The Post-Crescent via AP)

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Outagamie County District Attorney’s office held a news conference regarding the shooting that took place near the Valley Transit Center, May 15th. 

During the conference, Outagamie County District Attorney and Appleton Police Chief Thomas gave a statement and update the public on the investigation. 

Officer Meghan Cash of the Appleton Police Department says chest camera video will be released from the incident. 

Outagamie County District Attorney Melinda Tempelis says the police officers who shot the suspect did so because they believed he posed a threat to the emergency response officers on the scene, including Firefighter Lundgaard. MORE

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