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Wausau man apparently involved in Appleton Firefighter's deathSubmitted: 05/17/2019
Wausau man apparently involved in Appleton Firefighter's death
Story By Newswatch 12 News Team

APPLETON - Appleton Police named a Wausau man as the person involved in a shooting that killed a firefighter.

Ruben Houston, 47, of Wausau died at the scene of the shooting on Wednesday.

Police and firefighters had gone to help with a report of a man needing medical help on a bus.

The man, now identified as Houston, eventually left the bus and the situation escalated into shots being fired.

Appleton Firefighter Mitchell Lundgaard was killed, and so was Houston.

A woman hit by the gunfire, Brittany Schowalter, 30, is recovering at a hospital.

Appleton officer Paul Christensen was also hit, and was released from a hospital Thursday.

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