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UPDATE: Officer Identified in Trestle Trail Death Investigation

FOX CROSSING, Wis. (WFRV) -  

UPDATE

WEDNESDAY 5/30/2018 3:56 p.m.

According to Fox Crossing Police, Officer Seely C. Moe has be identified as the officer involved in the recent Trestle Trail event and has been placed on paid administrative leave, per the department’s policy.

Officer Moe has been employed in law enforcement for 20 years, 15 of which have been at the Fox Crossing Police Department.

Local 5 has provided the full news release here

 

FRIDAY 5/25/2018 4:52 p.m.

The DOJ has identified the man who was shot by police after wielding a knife at the Trestle Trail as Joshua M Gomoll, 25, of Kaukauna.

Over the course of the incident, one Fox Crossing police officer shot Gomoll.

Law enforcement performed first-aid to Gomoll on scene, however he succumbed to injuries at the scene. No law enforcement officers were injured during the incident.

The involved police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave, per the department’s policies.

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

Local 5 has provided the full news release here

 

 

THURSDAY 5/24/2018 12:40 p.m.

According to the Fox Crossing Police Department, DCI has cleared the scene of the Fritse Park incident and the Trestle Trail has been re-opened.

Local 5 reporter John Domol is on the scene and is reporting no presence by officials at all. The last Parks and Recreation vehicles have recently left the park.

Local 5 will stay on this story as more details come in.

 

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY 5/23/2018 8:45 p.m.

The Wisconsin Department of Justice has released a statement on the Fritse Park incident,

"On the afternoon of Wednesday, May 23 the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) responded to a critical incident in Fox Crossing, Wis. at the request of Fox Crossing Police Chief Tim Seaver.

Law enforcement received calls from numerous people that a male subject was acting erratically with a knife and approaching members of the public in Fritse Park. Law enforcement arrived on scene and located the individual and over the course of the incident, one Fox Crossing police officer fired their weapon and struck the man.

Law enforcement rendered first-aid to the subject on scene, however the decedent succumbed to injuries at the scene. No law enforcement were injured during the incident.

The involved police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave, per the department’s policies.

The Wisconsin DOJ-led investigation of this incident has been a collaboration between DCI, Wisconsin State Patrol, Neenah Police Department, Menasha Police Department, Winnebago Sheriff’s Office, and the Winnebago County Coroner. The Fox Crossing Police Department have been fully cooperating with DCI during this investigation.

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

 

WEDNESDAY 5/23/2018 4:33 p.m.

Fox Crossing Police Chief Tim Seaver told Local 5 that police approached a man with a knife.

Seaver would not released further information as the event was turned over to the Wisconsin Department of Criminal Investigation.

 

WEDNESDAY 5/23/2018 3:56 p.m.

Fox Crossing Police Department has publicly confirmed the reports of shots fired on its Facebook page.

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY 5/23/2018 3:54 p.m.

Local 5's Jordan Lamers is on the scene.

Large police presence at Fritse Park in Neenah near the Trestle Trail.

 

WEDNESDAY 5/23/2018 3:40 p.m.

Local 5 is on the scene and we will be bringing you live coverage at 4pm.

 

ORIGINAL STORY

WEDNESDAY 5/23/2018 3:20 p.m.

Police are on the scene responding to reports of shots fired at Fritse Park near the Trestle Trail.

Police are asking the public to stay clear of the area.

We will be posting to Facebook and Twitter with up-to-the-second updates.


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