Funeral procession held in Milwaukee for Appleton firefighter killed in shooting

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MILWAUKEE, Wis. (WFRV) A firefighter with the Appleton Fire Department was shot and killed in the line of duty after responding to a medical emergency call Wednesday night near Valley Transit.

According to the AP, a procession was held overnight in Milwaukee as the firefighter’s body was brought to the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office. Firefighters lined the street as emergency vehicles escorted the body.

The firefighter was a 14-year veteran and has not yet been identified. Three others were also injured in the incident, including an Appleton Police officer. 

Local 5 will continue to follow this developing story and bring you updates as they become available. 

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