Call about illegal fireworks leads to officer-involved shooting
APPLETON, Wis. - An Appleton officer has been placed on administrative leave after he shot a suspect dead.
In responding to a call about illegal fireworks Friday night, Sgt. Greg Pieper (PEE-per) says he encountered a
man with a gun who was refusing to put it down. Police say Pieper then opened fire on the suspect, killing him.
The gunman is a 61 year old man whose name has not yet been released.