Gov. Walker addresses bullying after Antigo prom shooting

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Governor Scott Walker asked how to deal with the issue of bullying when referencing the Antigo High School prom shooting Monday morning. 

Jakob Wagner, 18, shot two students outside of the Antigo High School prom Saturday night. Wagner was then shot and killed by police. New reports show that Wagner was a victim of bullying and may be a reason for the shooting. 

 “What more can we do to address bullying?” Governor Walker asked in an interview Monday morning. “There’s got to be a better way of helping people get along with each other.” 

Walker said that he and his wife Tonette attended and event Sunday night for Generations Against Bullying. Tonette Walker serves on the organization’s board. He also noted that his administration has put additional resources into mental health services.

“There’s got to be a better way of helping people get along with each other,” Walker said. 

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