Josh Kaul
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UPDATE: Oshkosh West High School Officer Involved Shooting

The officer injured during this incident was Oshkosh Police Department School Resource Officer Michael Wissink.

By - Dec 4th, 2019 11:37 am
Michael Wissink. Photo from the WI DOJ.

Michael Wissink. Photo from the WI DOJ.

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.

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