SWAT surrounds active shooter in Wisconsin, possible hostages

A tense standoff with a gunman in a small Wisconsin town came to an end Saturday afternoon with two people shot.

An officer and a civilian were injured in the attack in which a gunman walked into a motorcycle shop and fired a gun, WBAY-TV reported.

Police Chief Neenah Police Chief Kevin Wilkinson said the scene is now safe and there is no longer a danger to the public.


Authorities in Neenah, Wisconsin are currently negotiating with an active shooter who has barricaded himself inside a building and officials fear he may have hostages.

The mayor of Neenah, Dean Kaufert, told Fox11 that around 30 shots were fired Saturday by the shooter who fortified himself inside of Eagle Nation Cycles shop and that people were trapped in the basement.

“Neenah PD is monitoring a high risk incident in the 200 Blk of Main St. There has been a report of at least one possible shot fired,” Neenah police said on its Facebook page.

“If you reside within 1/4 mile radius from Main St./Doty.Shots have been fired. Shelter in place away from windows, in a basement if possible,” it wrote.

The Clark Medical Center in Neenah is preparing to receive two patients, among them possibly a police officer, WBAY-TV 2 reported.

This story is still developing and is being posted about on social media.

Carmine Sabia


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