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Woman fatally shot in Buffalo County, man in custody

ALMA, Wis. (AP) — State and local officials are investigating a homicide in western Wisconsin.

According to the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office, a man called dispatchers about 9 p.m. Sunday and said he had shot and killed a woman at a home near Nelson.

Deputies arrived and found the body of an adult female. The caller was taken into custody. A teenager was also in the home, but was unharmed, WEAU-TV reported.

Law-enforcement officers said the shooting was an isolated incident and the public is not at risk. The Wisconsin Department of Justice is assisting in the investigation.

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