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Town of Geneva Officers Named in Weekend Fatal Shooting

The Town of Geneva Police Department has released the names of the two officers involved in a fatal officer-involved shooting over the weekend.

Officer Eric Anderson, 41-years-old, a 12-year veteran of the police department and Officer Jason Sweeney, 39-years-old, a 12-year veteran of the police department were involved. Both officers have been placed on administrative leave per department procedure.

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On Friday evening officers were dispatched after reports of a man running around with an ax. After the suspect ran at officers with a knife in hand, the two Town of Geneva Police Officers shot and killed the man.

The investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office and the Department of Justice.

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