- Associated Press - Saturday, January 9, 2016

TOWN OF GENEVA, Wis. (AP) - Police in southeastern Wisconsin have shot and killed a man whom authorities say charged at officers with a knife.

The Town of Geneva Police Department says officers were called just after 5 p.m. Friday on a complaint about a man breaking a window with an ax. When officers arrived, police say the man charged at them with a long knife. Two officers fired their guns at the man, who died.

Family members identify the suspect as 26-year-old Eric C. Olsen.

No officers were hurt. Both officers from the Town of Geneva Police Department were placed on standard administrative leave.

The Walworth County Sheriff’s Office and the Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation are investigating.



Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2021 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide