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Date of Release:  April 26, 2011; 3:18 p.m.
Date/Time of Incident:  April 22, 2011; 6:25 p.m.
Type of Incident:  Officer Involved Shooting
Place of Occurrence:  200 Block of East Saratoga
Suspect:  White male, 28 years of age, deceased

Summary of Incident:
The male suspect from the officer involved shooting that occurred in the City of Tomah on April 22, 2011 has been identified as SETH M. MCCLOSKEY, date-of-birth 7-26-82.   He had an Ohio driver’s license.

The suspect has a prior criminal history in other states throughout the United States.

The investigation into this matter is continuing; to include making contact with other law enforcement agencies in Dane County, Rock County and the State of Illinois to determine whether or not the drive-by shooting that occurred in the City of Tomah on April 22, 2011 is related to other drive-by shootings.

The officers involved in the traffic stop that resulted in the officer involved shooting were:  Sergeant Chris Weaver, Sergeant Scott Holum, Officer Josh Kenworthy and Officer Jennifer Helgerson.

Wesley D. Revels

Chief of Police                                                608-374-7403                                                           4-23-11

Tomah Police Department
805 Superior Ave.
Tomah, WI  54660

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