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Man Shoots Himself During Domestic Incident Investigation

A man is dead after deputies responded to a domestic incident in Bloomer.

Late Tuesday night the Chippewa County Sheriff's Office says it responded to a call at 220th Avenue of a reported restraining order violation and information that a man was armed with a gun. While investigating, deputies heard a gunshot nearby. Investigators say they searched a corn field to find a 31-year-old male deceased with a high powered rifle. The man was pronounced dead at the scene; the sheriff's office says it's a suicide. The investigation is on-going.

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