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Rock County SWAT team arrests armed man in Milton


MILTON (WKOW) -- One man was arrested after an early morning standoff in the city of Milton.

Authorities from the Milton police department, Janesville police department, and Rock County deputies responded to 154 East Madison Street just after 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning for a report of shots fired. The suspect, Michael R. Wendt, 23, of Milton, was reportedly intoxicated and had fired a gun inside the residence.

The Rock County S.W.A.T team along with the Rock County Hostage/Negotiations team were called to the scene just after 2:00 a.m. The hostage team repeatedly attempted to make contact with Wendt via phone. Wendt was eventually taken into custody around 5:22 a.m. by the SWAT team.

Milton police arrested Wendt for endangering safety by use of a dangerous weapon while intoxicated.

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