Officer-involved shooting reported at Wisconsin high school
WITH BREAKING NEWS. EDEN: WE ARE FOLLOWING BREAKING NEWS. OSHKOSH WEST HIGH SCHOOL IS ON LOCKDOWN RIGHT NOW. A STUDENT WAS ARMED WITH A WEAPON AND CONFRONTED A SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER. ADRIENNE: THEY SAY WHAT HAPPENED WAS AN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING. THEY TELL US THAT A STUDENT AS WELL AS AN OFFICER ARE BOTH HURT. NO OTHER STUDENTS ARE HURT. YOU CAN SEE A LOT OF ANXIOUS PARENTS WAITING FOR KIDS. STUDENTS ARE GOING TO PERRY TIPLER MIDDLE SCHOOL. INVESTIGATION STARTS NOW. WE DON’T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT THIS STUDENT. WE STILL DON’T KNOW WHAT TYPE OF WEAPON. THEY ARE STILL JUST SAYING CONFRONTED THE SCHOOL RESOURCE AN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING HAPPENED. THIS IS GOING ON AT OSHKOSH WEST HIGH SCHOOL. WE KNOW OF TWO PEOPLE HURT. POLICE SAYING THOSE ARE THE ONLY TWO PEOPLE HURT. A STUDENT WAS INVOLVED IN THE ALTERCATION. EDEN: ONE STUDENT HURT. WE HAVE BEEN TALKING ABOUT HOW THIS FEELS LIKE DEJA VU. WE WERE JUST HERE YESTERDAY. ADRIENNE: AT THE SAME TIME. EDEN: TALKING ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED AT WAUKESHA SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL. IN THAT CASE, A STUDENT AND SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER INVOLVED IN A SITUATION WHERE THE STUDENT WAS TOLD TO TAKE HIS HANDS OUT OF HIS POCKET. THE STUDENT, POLICE SAY, POINTED A GUN AT OFFICERS, AND THE STUDENT WAS SHOT AND TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL. THAT STUDENT IS IN STABLE CONDITION. IF YOU ARE WATCHING, THIS IS NOT WAUKESHA SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL. THIS IS ANOTHER HIGH SCHOOL. IT IS A SIMILAR SITUATION. WE ARE SEEING POLICE OFFICERS. WE ARE SEEING PARENTS LINEUP. A VERY SIMILAR SITUATION. LET’S LISTEN IN. REPORTER: TELL US WHAT HAPPENED TODAY. WHAT DID YOU EXPERIENCE? >> WE WEREN’T IN CLASS TODAY, AND MY TEACHER WALKED OUT OF CLASS BECAUSE WE HEARD SCREAMING. AFTER TWO MINUTES, SHE RAN BACK IN AND WAS LIKE, EVERYBODY NEEDS TO EVACUATE RIGHT NOW. WE ALL RAN OUT OF THE CLASS. WE SAW EVERYONE FROM OUR SCHOOL RUNNING ACROSS THE STREET. THEN WE STARTED WALKING TO THE MIDDLE SCHOOL HERE. THEY PUT US ALL IN THE GYM. THEY ALL JUST HAD US SIT IN GRADE LEVELS IN A CORNER. THEY TOLD US THEY WERE GOING TO TELL US WHAT WAS HAPPENING, BUT THEY NEVER DID. REPORTER: THAT MUST’VE BEEN FRIGHTENING. >> IT WAS. IT WAS SCARY. REPORTER: HAD HE PRACTICED DRILLS LIKE THAT BEFORE? >> YEAH, I WENT TO A DIFFERENT SCHOOL, AND THIS HAPPENED BEFORE. REPORTER: HAVING YOUR DAUGHTER INVOLVED IN A SITUATION LIKE THIS, IT MUST BE SCARY. >> IT IS VERY SCARY. LAST YEAR, SHE WENT THROUGH A SIMILAR SITUATION AT ANOTHER SCHOOL. TO HAVE IT HAPPEN TWICE IN THIS AREA IS SUPER SCARY. I PRAY FOR THE OFFICER AND THE STUDENT. THAT THEY WILL BOTH BE OK. A LITTLE RELIEVED. I AM VERY RELIEVED THAT BOTH OF MY KIDS ARE OK. THE OTHER ONE ALREADY IS IN THE CAR. SUPER SCARY. REPORTER: WERE THEY SHUTTLING YOU HERE ON THESE BUSES? >> NO, BECAUSE I WAS LIKE ONE OF THE FIRST CLASSES TO EVACUATE, SO WE HAD TO WALK TO THE SCHOOL. WE HAD TO JOG TO THE SCHOOL. THERE WERE KIDS THAT WERE STILL IN THE SCHOOL. I THINK BOTH OF THE KIDS THAT WERE PUT ON THE BUS WERE TAKEN CARE OF. REPORTER: WHEN YOU GET TO THE DOOR HERE, WHAT DID THEY ASK FROM YOU? >> THEY ASK FOR YOUR ID. WE HAD TO FILL OUT A FORM FOR THE POLICE DEPARTMENT BEFORE THEY WOULD RELEASE THE KIDS TO US. EDEN: WOW. ADRIENNE: YOU ARE LISTENING TO A MOTHER AND DAUGHTER DESCRIBED THAT EXPERIENCE. THEY DON’T KNOW WHAT IS GOING ON. THE FACT THAT STUDENT USED TO GO TO A DIFFERENT SCHOOL WHERE SHE SAYS A SIMILAR THING HAPPENED. EDEN: LAST YEAR. ADRIENNE: VERY FRIGHTENING. WE KNOW WHAT HAPPENED IN WAUKESHA YESTERDAY. WE HAVE HEARD FROM POLICE THIS MORNING. LET’S PLAY THAT. AT APPROXIMATELY 9:12 A.M., OFFICERS WERE DISPATCHED TO WEST HIGH SCHOOL FOR AN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING. RECEIVED INFORMATION THAT THERE WAS ONE STUDENT INJURED AS WELL AS A SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER. BOTH INDIVIDUALS WERE TAKEN TO LOCAL HOSPITALS FOR INJURIES. THEY WERE THE ONLY TWO INDIVIDUALS INJURED DURING THIS ALTERCATION. IT BEGAN WHEN A STUDENT ARMED WITH A WEAPON HAD CONFRONTED A SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER. AT THIS TIME, WE ARE EVACUATING WEST HIGH SCHOOL, AND WE ASK THAT PARENTS GO TO TIPLER MIDDLE SCHOOL TO BE REUNITED WITH THEIR CHILDREN. THE DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION IS GOING TO BE TAKING OVER THIS INVESTIGATION. EDEN: THERE ARE SOME THINGS THAT STAND OUT TO ME. EARLIER THIS MORNING, WE WERE TALKING ABOUT HOW GERMANTOWN POLICE WERE INVESTIGATING A THREAT THAT WAS MADE AT TWO SCHOOLS. THIS IS SOMETHING WE ARE SEEING OFTEN. WE ARE SEEING STUDENTS BRINGING WEAPONS TO SCHOOLS. GERMANTOWN POLICE WERE ABLE TO GET AHEAD OF IT. THIS MORNING, WE TOLD YOU ABOUT A THREAT BEING MADE AT GERMANTOWN HIGH SCHOOL AND KENNEDY MIDDLE SCHOOL. YESTERDAY, WE TALKED ABOUT WAUKESHA SOUTH. TODAY, WE ARE SEEING THIS IN OSHKOSH. IT IS SO SCARY TO SEE THIS BECOMING SO COMMON IN OUR AREA. ADRIENNE: IT IS VERY DISTURBING. WE HAVE CAN’T WORKING THIS FROM THE NEWSROOM. WE HAVE BEEN ABLE TO ACCESS THE TRANSCRIPT OF SOME OF THE POLICE RADIO CALLS FROM THE SCHOOL THIS MORNING. WE HOPE TO BE ABLE TO TURN THAT AROUND FOR YOU SHORTLY. I WILL READ TO YOU THE REPORT COMING OUT OF OSHKOSH WEST HIGH SCHOOL THIS MORNING. THE FIRST CALL COMING IN WITH WORD THAT WE HAVE A POSSIBLE SHOOTER WAS THE INITIAL CALL. 45 SECONDS LATER, THE OFFICER SAYS I BELIEVE I HAVE A VERY BAD WRIST INJURY. I AM BLEEDING REALLY BAD. I HAVE GOT ONE STUDENT I BELIEVE IS SHOT. THAT IS THE EXTENT OF THE RADIO TRANSMISSION FROM OSHKOSH WEST HIGH SCHOOL THIS MORNING. THIS WOULD ALIGN WITH THE NOTION THAT WE ARE NOT AWARE AT THIS POINT, HAVE NOT CONFIRMED THE TYPE OF WEAPON THAT POLICE SAY THE SUSPECT IN THIS CASE WAS ARMED WITH. WE DO KNOW THAT THERE WAS AN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING, AND BOTH THE OFFICER AND ONE STUDENT HAD BEEN INJURED AND TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL. THE OFFICER SAYING OVER THE RADIO THIS MORNING, I BELIEVE I HAVE A VERY BAD WRIST INJURY. I HAVE GOT ONE STUDENT I BELIEVE IS SHOT. WE HOPE
Officer-involved shooting reported at Wisconsin high school
Police say there’s been an officer-involved shooting at a high school in Wisconsin.The incident was reported just after 9 a.m. Tuesday at Oshkosh West High School, about 85 miles north of Milwaukee. Investigators said the school is currently on lockdown.According to police, a student was armed with a weapon and confronted a school resource officer. At this time, it’s not clear what type of weapon the student may have had.The student and officer were injured and transported to hospitals, police said. The extent of their injuries was not immediately known. No one else was injured.The names of the student and the officer have not yet been released.The state department of criminal investigations will conduct the investigation. Parents will be reunited with their children at a nearby middle school. Oshkosh is about 85 miles north of Milwaukee.The Oshkosh shooting comes one day after a 17-year-old student at Waukesha South High School, about 80 miles to the south, was shot after police said he pointed a gun at an officer.That student was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.
OSHKOSH, Wis. —
Police say there’s been an officer-involved shooting at a high school in Wisconsin.
The incident was reported just after 9 a.m. Tuesday at Oshkosh West High School, about 85 miles north of Milwaukee. Investigators said the school is currently on lockdown.
According to police, a student was armed with a weapon and confronted a school resource officer. At this time, it’s not clear what type of weapon the student may have had.
The student and officer were injured and transported to hospitals, police said. The extent of their injuries was not immediately known. No one else was injured.