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Woman's name released in officer-involved shooting in Madison

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MADISON (WKOW) -- The Dane County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the woman killed in an officer-involved shooting in Madison.

She is Ashley DiPiazza, 26, of Madison.

Autopsy results confirm DiPiazza died from firearm-related injuries.

Authorities say DiPiazza was involved in a domestic disturbance at an apartment in the 1100 block of MacArthur Rd. around 1:20 a.m. Sunday. Police say the woman's boyfriend called 911, telling the operator that he left the apartment after his girlfriend armed herself with a handgun and was threatening him. Police officers responded and they shot and killed DiPiazza after they say she threatened them.

Property manager Joy Glawe says DiPiazza and her boyfriend had moved into the apartment in March.

Glawe says both tenants worked. She says their tenancy had been problem-free, with no police calls, or neighbor complaints.

DiPiazza's father, Joseph DiPiazza tells 27 News Ashley DiPiazza's family is mourning her death, and declines any comment at this time on the circumstances.

Online court records show only a 2011 disorderly conduct citation for Ashley DiPiazza, in connection with a dispute in downtown Madison.

The officers involved in Sunday's incident were placed on administrative leave, which is department policy. The Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation is leading the investigation into the officer-involved shooting.

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