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Madison – Governor Scott Walker issued the following statement regarding the tragic events in the Wausau area yesterday that left four victims dead, including an Everest Metropolitan Police Officer. 

“This was a horrific act of violence that tragically took the lives of four innocent people. On behalf of the entire State of Wisconsin, Tonette and I send our thoughts and prayers to the families of the victims, to Chief Wally Sparks and all members of the Everest Metropolitan Police Department, and to the Rothschild, Schofield, and Weston communities. We want you to know that we all stand with you and seek to comfort you as you mourn the loss of your loved ones.”

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