UPDATE: Oshkosh West High School Officer Involved Shooting
The officer injured during this incident was Oshkosh Police Department School Resource Officer Michael Wissink.
OSHKOSH, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is investigating an officer involved shooting that took place at Oshkosh West High School on December 3, 2019.
A student was armed with a weapon and confronted a school resource officer. The student and officer were both injured and transported to local hospitals. No other students, school staff members, citizens or law enforcement personnel were injured.
The officer injured during this incident was Oshkosh Police Department School Resource Officer Michael Wissink. Officer Wissink has been an officer with Oshkosh Police Department for 21 years and has been a school resource officer since 2017.
DCI is continuing to collect evidence and determine the facts of this incident and will turn over investigative reports to the Winnebago County District Attorney when the investigation concludes.
No additional details are currently available.
Please direct all media inquiries regarding this incident to DOJ.
More about the Oshkosh West High School Shooting
- After Shootings Officials Discuss School Safety - Terry Falk - Dec 6th, 2019
- Police Investigating Multiple School Threats - Isiah Holmes - Dec 5th, 2019
- 12% of Students Feel Unsafe in School - Corri Hess - Dec 5th, 2019
- UPDATE: Oshkosh West High School Officer Involved Shooting - Josh Kaul - Dec 4th, 2019
- Gov. Evers’ Statement on Shooting at Oshkosh West High School - Gov. Tony Evers - Dec 3rd, 2019
- School Shootings Raise Safety Concerns - Isiah Holmes - Dec 3rd, 2019
- Statement on Shooting at Oshkosh West High School - State Rep. Gordon Hintz - Dec 3rd, 2019
- Rep. Robyn Vining Responds to Recent Violence and Threats at High Schools - State Rep. Robyn Vining - Dec 3rd, 2019
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