Man Shot Dead By SWAT Team In Lake County

(Madison) – A standoff at a house in Madison Township ended overnight when Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies say a man was shot dead by a SWAT team.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office says that Wednesday night at 11:30, a SWAT team responded to a call of a suspect barricaded in a house in Madison Township.  The barricaded person was killed when he charged out of the house waving a handgun, and confronted SWAT with the weapon.

Media reports say two deputies were taken to the hospital, but had not been shot.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office says it will have more to say at an afternoon news conference.

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