Wisconsin judge assassinated by man who had him on his “blacklist” in which the Governor appeared

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After killing the judge, the suspect shot himself, but remained alive and is in a hospital.

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A lawman was shot and killed in Wisconsin by an individual who had an alleged blacklist other targets related to the judicial system, including the state governor.

Attorney General Josh Kaul did not name the shooting victim or suspect, saying only that the 56-year-old man entered a home and fatally shot a 68-year-old man.

Likewise, the police avoided giving further information that the attacker belonged to a militia, and that the blacklist also included Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers. The victim was only identified as a “68-year-old male.”

Although the news portal Wisc News revealed that the victim was retired Juneau County Judge John Roemer who lived in the city of New Lisbon.

A neighbor of the judge and his wife were taking a walk, when heard the shots and immediately called the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office, which when they arrived, they tried to negotiate with the suspect without success.

Not having a favorable response from the shooter, the tactical units entered, that is how they discovered the murdered owner already a 56-year-old man, hiding in the basement of the house apparently with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The gunman has not yet been identified, and John Kaul stressed that the investigation is ongoing. The suspect is hospitalized in critical condition.

“This appears to be a targeted act, and the suspected individual appears to have had other objectives as well, which are related to the judicial system”, Kaul said in the press conference he offered.

Authorities mentioned a “hit list” the suspect had, but Kaul said only that investigators believe “The target was based on some kind of court case or court cases.

They did not make clear how many people were included in the alleged target list, or if the attacker acted alone. The police revealed that all were in that list of the shooter that put their lives in danger, they had already been notified and were safe.

The Criminal Investigation Division of the Wisconsin Department of Justice is in charge of continuing the investigation. and clarify the real motives that led the subject who kept him anonymous to kill former judge John Roemer.

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