Sparta man attacks 3 people with an axe, kills 1 in Monroe County

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SPARTA, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office has released more information about a homicide that happened Sunday in the town of Sparta.

They say a suspect attacked three people with an axe. The person who died at the scene was a relative of the suspect, 87 year old Bernard Waite.

Another victim remains hospitalized and a third victim was treated for her injuries and released. 

The suspect remains hospitalized with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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