Inmate shot and killed by deputy while trying to escape hospital

Inmate shot and killed by deputy while trying to escape hospital

January 22, 2013 Updated Jan 22, 2013 at 6:26 PM CDT

A tragic story from Wisconsin this week.

According to a report from Madison.com, police said a jail inmate in southern Wisconsin was shot and killed by a deputy on Monday after attacking the deputy and attempting to escape while getting medical treatment at a hospital.

The inmate -- an 18-year-old male -- was being treated for a personal medical issue at the time of the incident, according to the Madison.com report.

Read the Madison.com report HERE.

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