Appleton firefighter shot and killed at Valley Transit

Appleton firefighter shot and killed at Valley Transit



breaking news after a shooting at the Transit Center in downtown Appleton a 14-year veteran of the Appleton fire department is now dead NBC 26 is jennifer nasa has more for us now she's live from the scene Jen good morning yes what started out as authorities going to help out in a medical issue ended in tragedy yesterday here at the Transit Center in downtown Appleton as you can see behind me there is caution tape and squad cars are surrounding the perimeter of the crime scene roads are blocked off and the library is also blocked off different community areas there is still a lot to be investigated here they also tell us that a procession took place earlier today in Milwaukee where they transported the firefighters body to the medical examiner's office according to police authorities were called to the Transit Center in downtown Appleton off of Washington and on Ida Street and here's what they say happened it was something that they were dealing with responding to a fairly routine call for law enforcement and firefighters to go down there and deal with a subject that needed medical assistance from there police say an altercation broke out which led to the shooting this resulted in firefighter dead a police officer and two other civilians injured and the Appleton Fire Department says the police officer who was shot is now recovering at a local hospital and funeral funeral arrangements for the firefighter are currently in the works now the fire department tells us that the investigation is ongoing we will have more information for you as the day goes on there is said to be a press conference with the fire chief and mayor of Appleton today later on and if you need more information you can head to our website NBC 26 com reporting live in Appleton Jennifer Nava NBC expect to you alright thanks Jen

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