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Gunshot fired by officer during incident in Rushford



A police officer in Rushford fired a weapon this weekend, while responding to a call of a restraining order violation. 

The incident happened around 6:30 Saturday night.  No one was hit by the gunfire, and the state is investigating the situation. 

The suspect who was being sought by police in the incident is now in custody.     

Police say there is no ongoing threat to the public.

Authorities have not identified the officer or the suspect.

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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