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Deputy fatally shoots person outside Windsor hotel

VILLAGE OF WINDSOR, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Department of Justice is investigating a fatal shooting by a Dane County sheriff’s deputy outside a hotel north of Madison.

According to the DOJ, the deputy made contact with a vehicle in the parking lot of the Super 8 in the village of Windsor on Thursday evening.

Dane County Sheriff Kalvin Barrett said the deputy was involved in a “critical incident” that caused the deputy to shoot, striking a person.

The DOJ and Barrett did not say what led the deputy to use deadly force against the individual who was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead.

The deputy is on administrative duty per department policy.

Numerous agencies, including the DOJ, sheriff’s office, Windsor Police Department and DeForest/Windsor EMS, responded to the scene.

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