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NEW INFORMATION: Authorities identify man killed by Dunn Co. deputies

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Dunn County (WQOW) - UPDATE: Authorities have identified the suspect shot and killed during a search warrant in Red Cedar on Wednesday morning as 32-year-old Dennis B. Grohn.

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Dunn County (WQOW)- An early morning confrontation in Dunn County ends in gunfire. Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a man.

Few details have been released so far by law enforcement.  This is what we know. The Dunn County Sheriff says shortly before two o'clock Wednesday morning deputies, a SWAT team and the West Central Drug Task Force executed a search warrant in the town of Red Cedar.

A confrontation happened as they tried to enter a home and un-attached garage along 708th Avenue.  The suspect was shot and killed by officers.

The officers involved have been put on administrative leave, which is standard procedure.  The state Division of Criminal Investigation is handling the investigation.

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News Release (Dunn County Sheriff's Office) - Today at approximately 1:45 am officers from the Dunn County Sheriffs Office, West Central Drug Task Force along with the Eau Claire County Regional Tactical Team were executing a search warrant in Red Cedar Township. During the entry a confrontation took place and the suspect in this case was fatally wounded by officers.

Officers with the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Division of Criminal Investigation have been called in to conduct an investigation. The officers involved in this incident have been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. Them being placed on administrative leave is not punitive or an indication of any wrong doing.

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