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Clark County standoff ends by killing suspect

Clark County (WQOW) – The Wisconsin Department of Justice is investigating an officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of a suspect.

According to the DOJ, officers were in a standoff with Robert Domine in the early-morning hours of Friday, September 13.

More: Details on standoff

During the standoff, Domine shot at law enforcement and hit a Clark County deputy, according to the DOJ.

As the standoff continued, law enforcement released gas into the home.

Law enforcement went into the home and the suspect shot at deputies. Deputies shot back and killed Domine.

The injured deputy is from Clark County. He is expected to be OK.

The deputy who shot and killed Domine is from Marathon County. He has been placed on administrative leave, which is department policy.

The initial situation started on Thursday afternoon when members of the Loyal Police Department saw Robert Domine driving a vehicle in the city of Loyal. They were aware Domine had a warrant from Taylor County and tried to conduct a traffic stop on him.

Police said Domine refused to stop and a chase ensued. During the chase police say Domine showed a gun out the window of the vehicle. The car chase ended when Domine got stuck and took off on foot.

Officers later received word Domine was at his home in Loyal. Officers responded and tried to communication with him. That is when the standoff began which ultimately resulted in deputies killing Domine.

Clint Berge

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