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One man dead in confrontation with Neillsville police

NEILLSVILLE, Wis. (WSAU)-Wheeler News) -- A police officer in central Wisconsin shot a person to death during a confrontation early today.

Neillsville Police were called to an apparent domestic disturbance at a home just after 2:30 this morning. Police Chief Brad Lindner said one of his officers was confronted by an armed subject -- and the subject was then shot to death. The person was flown to a Marshfield hospital and later died. Other details were not immediately released.

Clark County sheriff's deputies and the state Justice Department have taken over an investigation of the incident.  More information will be released late this afternoon.