Officer Involved Critical Incident Investigation in Oshkosh, Wis.

Mar 17 2023

OSHKOSH, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is investigating an officer involved critical incident in Oshkosh, Wis. that occurred in the early morning of Friday, March 17, 2023.


At approximately 1:30 a.m., officers from Oshkosh Police Department responded to a threats complaint on the 500 block of N. Main Street in Oshkosh, Wis. Upon arrival, officers located the accused individual in a vehicle. Preliminary investigation indicates the individual drove at law enforcement and one officer discharged their weapon, striking the individual. Officers immediately began life saving measures and the individual was taken to a local hospital.


No law enforcement officers were injured in this incident.


DCI is leading this investigation and is assisted by Wisconsin State Patrol, Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office, and a DCI Crime Response Specialist. All involved law enforcement are fully cooperating with DCI during this investigation.


DCI is continuing to review evidence and determine the facts of this incident and will turn over investigative reports to the Winnebago County District Attorney when the investigation concludes.


Please direct media inquiries regarding the officer involved critical incident to Wisconsin DOJ.