An officer from northeast Wisconsin wounded and shot a suspect Friday morning after he drove his vehicle towards officers, authorities stated.
Oshkosh officers responded to a “threats report” at 1:30 a.m. as part of an ongoing investigation that they had been assigned earlier in their shift, according to the Wisconsin Department of Justice (Wisconsin police).
According to the Wisconsin Department of Justice, the suspect drove his vehicle towards the officers. One of them fired their weapon and wound the suspect.
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Oshkosh police Captain. Rebecca Kaiser stated that the vehicle came too close to the officers and they felt threatened for their lives, according to Oshkosh Northwestern.
According to police, the suspect was taken by ambulance to a local hospital. The condition of the suspect was not immediately known.
Officers were not hurt.
The shooting is being investigated by the state Department of Justice and the Wisconsin State Patrol.