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Officer Involved Shooting in Miltona

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic disturbance call at 5:15 a.m. in the city of Miltona Tuesday, February 26. Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen says two Douglas County sheriff’s deputies responded and at one point a deputy discharged his firearm. 

The suspect is deceased.  The officers involved are not physically injured and will be placed on standard administrative leave. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office requested the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) conduct the investigation into the shooting. The BCA is processing the scene and will provide information as their investigation progresses.  

The Midwest Medical Examiner’s office will release the identity of the deceased and preliminary autopsy results. 

No additional information will be provided at this time.