Officer, Student Injured in Oshkosh West High School Shooting

Update:

At 9:12 a.m., the Winnebago County Communications Center received a transmission from the Oshkosh West school resource officer. The radio transmission was “garbled” but heard the call for help, and an ambulance was sent. At 9:14 a.m. an officer arrived two minutes after the call for help.

It was determined an altercation occurred in the SRO office where was an altercation. The 16-year-old student produced the weapon and stabbed the officer. The officer fired his weapon striking the student once. Life saving measures were applied to both and the injuries were not life-threatening.

At 11:18 a.m. the school was declared secure. The incident is considered isolated.

Original report:

An officer involved shooting occurred at Oshkosh West High School Tuesday morning after an armed student confronted a school resource officer, police said.

The student and officer were both injured and transported to local hospitals. Parents were to reunited with students at a local middle school.

The state Division of Criminal Investigation will conduct the investigation. More info will be released as available.

The incident comes just a day after a school shooting at Waukesha South High School. An officer shot a 17-year-old student who refused to give up a handgun and pointed it at police.

Waukesha Student Shot by Officer After Refusing to Give Up Handgun