The town's slogan on the Hurley police department's patch is WHERE ROUTE U.S. 51 ENDS? WOW, now thats a big town!
HURLEY, Wisconsin — Police in the northern Wisconsin town of Hurley shot and killed an 85-year-old-man who they say had multiple firearms in his possession.
A news release from the Hurley Police Department said officers responded about 8:30 Friday morning to a report of a man with a gun at an apartment complex. It said the man retreated to his apartment and that police learned he had other weapons.
A local SWAT team was activated and neighboring residents were evacuated. The news release said the man refused contact with authorities, but provided no further details about the shooting.
Hurley Police Chief Dan Erspamer did not immediately respond to a phone message seeking more information. A dispatcher at the Iron County Sheriff's Department said no one was available to answer questions about the incident.