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Fatal shooting in Hammond

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One of the deputies who shot Jacob Lee Sperl on Saturday night had been put on administrative leave after discharging his firearm in an incident a few years ago.

In the incident, the deputy fired his gun after a burglary suspect had attempted to run the officer over after stealing a vehicle, according to St. Croix County Sheriff Dennis Hillstead.

The officers involved in the incident, a deputy in field training, and a veteran officer, had not been named as of Monday.

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