The Appleton Fire Department has identified the firefighter who was shot and killed on Wednesday while responding to a medical emergency call.
According to the Department’s Facebook post, Mitch Lundgaard was assisting an out-of-town man who had just stepped off a bus.
While Lundgaard and a responding officer were attempting to help the man, things escalated into a shooting.
Lundgaard was killed at the scene. The man died later at the hospital from his injuries.
The officer and a female bystander were also injured in the shooting.
The officer was released from the hospital on Thursday and the woman is in stable condition.
A Wisconsin firefighter, a police officer, and two others were shot while responding to an emergency call at one of Appleton’s transit centers.
All four people were taken to the hospital, where the firefighter passed away.
The Appleton Fire Department has not released the name of the firefighter, but say he was a 14-year veteran.
Police have not identified the shooter either, but according to WBAY, a man in handcuffs was spotted by a witness.
No word on what lead to the shooting, or if it was a planned ambush.
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