A statement from the City of Antigo Police Department
Regarding Shooting at the Antigo High School
Saturday night, April 23, 2016, at approximately 11:00 P.M., an individual arrived at the Antigo High School Prom with a rifle and began shooting while outside the entrance to the building. Two students who were attending prom festivities were shot as they exited the building. City of Antigo Officers who were patrolling the parking area heard shots fired, and one of those officers was able to fire upon the shooter stopping the threat to additional attendees. The officer’s immediate response prevented further injuries and possible casualties. The initial investigation and officer response indicate this was a lone shooter and a search warrant is being executed at his residence seeking any additional information pertaining to this incident.
The department was informed that at 1:06 A.M. the lone male shooter, Jakob E. Wagner, 18 y/o, passed away after lifesaving measures at a nearby hospital.
One female victim was treated for a gunshot wound at the hospital and was subsequently released.
One male victim is currently undergoing surgery for non-life threatening injuries.