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Suspect armed with knife and advancing fatally shot by deputy

Suspect armed with knife and advancing fatally shot by deputy

Outagamie County District Attorney Melinda Tempelis said law enforcement officers involved in the April 12 fatal shooting of William Jae Kil Nelson will not face criminal charges. The incident, which took place in the town of Grand Chute, ended tragically for the 22-year-old who was armed with a knife after a crash at 5:56 p.m.

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In a tense moment, Outagamie County Sheriff's Office Deputy Noah Yeck tried to subdue Nelson with a stun gun, only for the situation to escalate. Sergeant Ellis Brooks, also of the Outagamie County Sheriff's Office, was forced to use his firearm, ultimately resulting in Nelson's death.

Despite life-saving efforts at the scene and during transit to a local hospital, Nelson succumbed to his injuries.

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