Fond du Lac County sheriff: Tactical situation underway in town of Taycheedah

FOND DU LAC COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A tactical situation is underway in Fond du Lac County Monday, Aug. 1. 

According to the Fond du Lac County Sheriff's Office, around 9:30 a.m., deputies arrived to a private residence on Niagara Lane in the town of Taycheedah for a domestic dispute. 

During the dispute, officials say a man armed himself with a gun and a woman was able to flee the property unharmed. 

When deputies arrived, they heard what sounded like a gunshot from the area of the residence, however that has not been positively confirmed. 

The sheriff's office SWAT and negotiation teams are engaged in an active tactical situation in an attempt to resolve the situation. 

The sheriff's office is being assisted by the Fond du Lac Police Department, Fond du Lac Fire/Rest, Mt. Calvary Ambulance, Wisconsin State Patrol, and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Tactical, drone and K-9 teams, among other specialized units are also involved. 

Residents in the vicinity were asked to shelter in place. 

This is a developing story. Stick with CBS 58 on air and online for updates. 


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