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Authorities ID Man Killed in Ashland Officer-Involved Shooting

The Wisconsin DCI has identified the man killed in last week's Ashland officer-involved shooting as 33-year-old Joseph M. Tedrick. The Wisconsin DCI has identified the man killed in last week's Ashland officer-involved shooting as 33-year-old Joseph M. Tedrick. |  Photo: WDIO-TV

Created: May 29, 2019 09:21 PM

The Wisconsin Department of Justice's Division of Criminal Investigation has identified the man shot and killed in Ashland during a police encounter on May 22nd.  Authorities say 33-year-old Joseph M. Tedrick is the deceased. 

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Investigators say U.S. Marshals Officers with other local law enforcment were executing a federal warrant for Tedrick before the fatal shooting. 

Tedrick is said to have crashed into a U.S. Marshal's vehicle before attempting to flee on the 800 block of 4th Avenue West. Investigators say law enforcement noticed Tedrick "handling a firearm" before being shot. It has not been said if a firearm was found at the scene. The nature of the federal warrant has also not been made public. 

Two Deputy U.S. Marshals and one Sheboygan Police Officer, who was working with the task force, were involved in this incident.

The DCI says they are continuing to collect evidence and determine the facts of this incident and will turn over investigative reports to the Ashland County District Attorney's Office when the investigation concludes.
 

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