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UPDATE: Dane Co. DA: No criminal liability for deputies in Primrose incident

UPDATED Tuesday, May 27, 2014:

The Dane Co. District Attorney says there is no criminal liability for the Dane Co. deputies involved in an officer-involved shooting in the Town of Primrose.

50-year-old Dean Caccamo was shot and killed by a Dane County deputy after he stabbed two other deputies in the legs.
The incident happened on May 1st.

“The deputies were responding to a call of multiple assaults with injured victims. In making contact with the suspect, deputies were sprayed with pepper spray and the suspect attempted to disarm a deputy,” Dane Co. DA Ismael Ozanne is quoted in a release. “Responding to that threat with deadly force is permitted under the law.”

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UPDATE: Sunday, May 4, 2014:

According to the Dane County Medical Examiner, the man shot and killed by a deputy in the Town of Primrose on Thursday was 50-year old Dean Caccamo. He died as a result of a single gunshot, which was fired after other attempts to subdue him failed.

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UPDATE Saturday, May 3, 2014:

One of two Dane County deputies, stabbed while responding to a domestic disturbance near New Glarus, is out of the hospital.  Deputy Roger Finch was released from UW Hospital on Friday.  Meanwhile, Lieutenant Brian Hayes, who suffered more serious injuries,  remains hospitalized. He is expected to be released in a few days.

 

UPDATED Friday, May 2, 2014 ---3:30.

 

Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney says officers initially tried to tase the suspect who was shot and killed after stabbing two deputies near New Glarus yesterday.   Mahoney says the suspect was wearing a bulletproof vest and was schizophrenic.   He also identifies the officer who shot and killed the suspect as Deputy Jim Kelley, a 20 year veteran with the police department.  As is procedure, Kelley is on administrative leave.

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The Dane Co. Sheriff says two deputies suffered stab wounds while responding to an incident Thursday in the Town of Primrose. The alleged attacker is dead.

The deputies responded to a home to check on the welfare of those inside. There had been a 911 call about an elderly woman who suffered a head injury. Sheriff Mahoney says that while the deputies were inside checking for other injured individuals, they were attacked.

One deputy opened fire. Mahoney says the attacker is now dead.

The deputies have been identified as Lt. Brian Hayes and Deputy Roger Finch. Authorities have not yet released the name of the deceased.

Both deputies are in stable condition. Hayes had surgery and will be hospitalized for a number of days. Finch will be hospitalized overnight.

The suspect was the son of the elderly couple that lived at the home on Hanna Road.  Both were found with head wounds early Thursday afternoon and are hospitalized.

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UPDATED Thursday, May 1, 2014 --- 5:22 p.m.

Dane Co. Sheriff's officials say one of the two deputies injured in Thursday's incident in the Town of Primrose has gone into surgery.

The Sheriff said earlier that the deputies were not shot in the incident, but still injured and were expected to recover.

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UPDATED Thursday, May 1, 2014 --- 4:00 p.m.

The Dane Co. Sheriff says two deputies were injured but not shot in a shooting incident in the Town of Primrose.

Sheriff Dave Mahoney spoke to reporters at the UW Hospital. He says he's received information that suggests the injured deputies will recover

He said there were shots fired at the incident and others were injured, but the two deputies that were injured were not shot.

Mahoney also said the deputies are veteran officers.

No on is in custody in the incident.

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The Dane Co. Sheriff says two deputies were injured but not shot in a shooting incident in the Town of Primrose. Sheriff Dave Mahoney spoke to reporters at the UW Hospital. He says he's received information that suggests the injured deputies will recover He said there were shots fired at the incident and others were injured, but the two deputies that were injured were not shot. Mahoney also said the deputies are veteran officers. No on is in custody . Police were called after 12:30 this afternoon to a residence on Hanna Rd, about 6 miles north of New Glarus. Initially, authorities believed a deputy had been shot which was later clarified by the sheriff.

 

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