Sparta homicide leaves one dead, two injured, officials investigate

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SPARTA, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide at a town of Sparta home that left one victim dead and two others seriously injured.

Deputies responded to the home after getting a 911 call around 11:30 Sunday morning noting there were three victims with injuries from an edged weapon.

When law enforcement officers arrived, they found the suspect outside the home with a rifle and a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The suspect was taken into custody.

Deputies say one victim was found dead in the home and two others were taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

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