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UPDATE: Name of man released in officer-involved shooting in Menasha

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FRIDAY 6/28/19 4:39 p.m.

MENASHA, Wis. (WFRV) — The Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI)  has released the name of the man that was killed in the officer-involved shooting as 43-year-old Shawn D. Blowers of Menasha,

The officer involved, Neenah Police Investigator Christopher Gorden, has been a law enforcement officer for 11 years.

DCI is continuing to collect evidence and determine the facts of this incident and will turn over investigative reports to the Winnebago County District Attorney’s Office when the investigation concludes.

TUESDAY 6/25/19 7:04 p.m.

MENASHA, Wis. (WFRV) — The Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) has released more information regarding an investigation of an officer-involved shooting.

The DOJ says the subject who was being served a warrant reportedly obtained and confronted officers with a knife.

Officials go on to say the man was then shot by a Neenah Police Officer. Authorities reportedly performed lifesaving measures on the man, who was then transported to a local hospital.

The man later died at the hospital.

No others were harmed during the incident.

The involved officer has been placed on administrative leave per department policy.

The DOJ says they are continuing to investigate this incident. After collecting evidence and determining the facts, the investigative reports will go to the Winnebago County District Attorney’s Office after the investigation concludes.

No additional details are currently available.

Local 5 will continue to update this story.

Officer-involved death being investigated in Menasha

TUESDAY 6/25/19 4:00 p.m.

MENASHA, Wis. (WFRV) — Menasha Police Department says they have turned an officer-involved death investigation over to the Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation.

Officials say officers were on scene at an apartment Tuesday around 1 p.m. with a warrant regarding a possible internet crime against children.

During the investigation in the 900 block of Tayco Street in Menasha, a male subject was shot by a Neenah polce officer who was assisting the investigation.

The male subject was transported to Thedacare Regional Medical Center Neenah, but succumbed to injuries.

Local 5 will update this story as more information is released.

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