SPARTA -- State officials are investigating after a Monroe County Sheriff’s deputy fatally shot a man Sunday in Sparta.

Deputies, along with Sparta police, responded to a domestic violence call about 10 a.m. at 1005 St. Anne St., where they found a male suspect armed with a knife threatening a woman’s life. A sheriff’s deputy shot the man, who died at the scene.

The man’s name has not been released.

The deputy, who has not been identified, was placed on administrative leave pending an investigation led by the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

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