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Alleged stabbing in Monroe County leaves 1 dead, others injured



One person is dead, others are injured, and a man has been arrested after an alleged stabbing incident on Sunday in the town of Sparta. 

The Monroe County sheriff’s department says three people at one house were attacked with an edged weapon late Sunday morning. 

The suspect in the attack reportedly shot and wounded himself before law officers arrived, and is now in custody. 

One stabbing victim was declared dead inside the home. 

The other two people injured were taken to area hospitals, as was the suspect. 

The attacks happened at a house south of Highway 16, near Rockland.   

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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