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Authorities investigating officer-involved shooting following traffic stop in Watertown

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WATERTOWN, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Wisconsin Department of Justice is investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened in Watertown on Sunday, May 31.

Authorities say Watertown Police conducted a traffic stop for a burnt-out taillight. According to a press release, police were looking for the subject to question him about his involvement in a domestic incident.

According to the DOJ, non-lethal means were deployed prior to an officer shooting the suspect. Authorities say the suspect is a white man. He was taken to a local hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.

The officer is being placed on administrative duty, per department policy.

No other information is available at this time.


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