OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) - Authorities say a man shot and wounded by law enforcement officers outside the Algoma town hall just west of Oshkosh threatened suicide before he rammed a squad car.
Winnebago County Sheriff John Matz told reporters Friday that authorities were looking for 57-year-old Richard L. Klemz after a disturbance at his home in the Town of Algoma on Thursday afternoon. He says Klemz rammed a deputy’s squad car then turned into the town hall parking lot, where officers opened fire.
The sheriff says a 911 caller told a dispatcher after the shooting that Klemz was suicidal and would love it if police killed him.
But Matz says Klemz, who remained hospitalized Friday, is expected to make a full recovery.
The Division of Criminal Investigation is leading the investigation.
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