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UPDATE: Waupaca Police release new details following fatal shooting

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TUESDAY 10/20/2020 12:25 p.m.

WAUPACA, Wis. (WFRV) – Waupaca Police have released new details after an 18-year-old man was killed by an apparent gunshot wound late Monday night.

Police say officers responded to a report of a man with a gunshot wound at around 10:20 p.m. in the City of Waupaca.

When officers arrived, they found the man lying in the roadway. He was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Another man was taken into custody at the scene.

Waupaca Police Captain John Helgeson tells WFRV Local 5 that the victim and the man knew each other.

Captain Helgeson says the department is finishing up its investigation and plans to give their report to the Waupaca County District Attorney’s Office on Wednesday for charges to be filed.

Original Story: Man dies after apparent gunshot wound, another taken into custody in Waupaca

TUESDAY 10/20/2020 8:52 a.m.

WAUPACA, Wis. (WFRV) – An 18-year-old man is dead after police found him with a gunshot wound Monday night.

According to Waupaca Police, officers responded to a report of a man with a gunshot wound at around 10:20 p.m. in the City of Waupaca.

When officers arrived, they found the man laying in the roadway. He was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Another male was taken into custody at the scene.

Waupaca Police say the investigation is ongoing and no other details are available at this time. The public is not in any danger.

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