A JUDGE has been shot dead at his home in a possible domestic terror attack, reports say.
Cops claimed the suspect, who carried out the attack in Wisconsin, had a hit-list that included Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell.
Ex Juneau County Judge John Roemer, who retired in 2017, was killed at his home in New Lisbon on Friday, WISN reports.
Cops swooped on the property after receiving reports that an armed suspect had fired two shots inside.
Officers tried to negotiate with the gunman but their attempts failed, the New York Times revealed.
Meanwhile, cops believe that Roemer’s son may have seen the attack unfold.
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Officers are currently investigating the case as both a homicide and a case of domestic terrorism, ABC reported.
Attorney General Josh Kaul told reporters that the attack appeared to be targeted.
It's reported that Gov. Tony Evers was on the suspect's hit list, sources told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
And, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer was also a target, a law enforcement source told ABC.
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Kaul also revealed targets "appear to be related to the judicial system".
Police said a man, 56, was found in the basement with a possible self-inflicted gunshot wound. He's in a critical condition in hospital.
Cops have also recovered a gun from the scene as investigations continue.
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The Division of Criminal Investigation is carrying out the probe into the shooting.
Kaul revealed there's no immediate danger to the public.
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