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UPDATED: Walworth County deputies kill suspect

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Police say 39-year-old Jeremiah Krubert of Elkhorn approached deputies with a shotgun after stealing a squad car. According to police, Krubert refused to drop the gun, and three deputies fired shots. He died at the scene.

Deputies were originally called for a home invasion in which they say Krubert broke into his mother's home and beat a 54-year-old man with a pipe. Krubert allegedly tried to leave in the victim's truck, but confronted a deputy who tried to stop him, with an edged weapon. The deputy then fired.

Police say Krubert then stole the deputy's car, crashed it after a chase, and exited it with the squad's shotgun.

No deputies were hurt and all four are on standard administrative duty.

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PREVIOUSLY:
ELKHORN, WI (WREX) — Deputies with the Walworth County Sheriff's Department shot and killed a suspect early Thursday morning.

Sheriff David Graves released a statement saying the shooting occurred just before 3:00 a.m. on June 13 and no deputies were injured.

The statement said no other suspects were at large, but no further information was given.

Police in Beloit were involved in a separate officer-involved shooting Tuesday evening in which 23-year-old Darrius J. Lowery-Baptiste was killed.

 

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