Suspect in custody

Law enforcement has an individual in custody following a Friday shooting death near Sheldon.

A man was found dead Friday night following a disturbance near Sheldon.

The Rusk County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call at 6:29 p.m., April 9, for an altercation near Sheldon.

Deputies arrived on scene and found a male subject deceased from a single gunshot wound.

A person of interest was taken into custody shortly upon arrival at the scene, according to Rusk County Sheriff Jeff Wallace.

The incident is still under investigation by the Rusk County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin Crime Lab, Wisconsin State Patrol and the Rusk County Medical Examiner's Office.

Watch the Ladysmith News for more on this investigation.

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