Officials: Man attacks 3 people with ax, kills 1 in Monroe County

SPARTA, Wis. (CBS 58) --- The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says a man attacked three people, killing one with an axe in Sparta on Sunday, June 6.

Officials say the suspect attacked three people with an ax. The suspect has since been hospitalized after shooting himself.

Police say 87-year-old Bernard Waite died at the scene and was a relative of the suspect.

A second victim remains hospitalized. The third victim in the attack was treated for her injuries and released. 

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