Murder Suicide In Dixon, 5-Year-Old Dead
We have received multiple reports of extensive police activity in Dixon near the 1000 block of Fargo avenue in Dixon.
Dixon Police Chief Danny Langloss updated the media in a press conference shortly after 8 pm on Monday evening. He stated that 5-year old Christopher Michaels was killed by his father, 33-year old Robert Michaels, in a murder suicide on Monday afternoon.
Langloss said the Robert Michaels barricaded himself in a second floor bedroom, where shortly after, two gunshots were fired. Both the five year old and his father died. Chief Langloss released additional details in the press conference which can be viewed below.
Police are on the scene of a murder and attempted suicide. Saukvalley.com is reporting that Dixon Police Chief Danny Langloss confirmed this and that police remain on the scene.
WIFR is reporting the incident involves the murder of a young child.
Saukvalley.com reports that a person near the scene witnessed man wearing a neck brace being loaded into an ambulance on a gurney. Very limited information has been made available.
Dixon police have indicated a press conference would take place at 8 pm.
We are also told that Lee County sheriff's deputies are on the scene.