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UPDATE: One dead, another in custody after Oshkosh incident

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OSHKOSH, Wis. (WFRV) – One man is dead and another is in custody following a Saturday morning shooting incident in Oshkosh.

At around 4:30 a.m., Oshkosh Police were dispatched to a welfare check of a man lying in the hallway of an apartment building in the 1700 block of Taft Avenue.

Upon arrival, officers say they found a 36-year-old man who had sustained a gunshot wound. They immediately began performing life-saving measures and transported the man, identified as Jarvis Gladney, to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives from the Oshkosh Police Department say they were able to quickly identify a suspect during the course of their investigation.

The SWAT team and Crisis Negotiation Team responded to an address for the suspect. For about six hours, authorities were on the scene and negotiators spole with the suspect. Officers were able to safely take the suspect into custody.

Oshkosh Police say the suspect, an unidentified 27-year-old man, was taken into custody for questioning and later arrested for homicide.

No other details about the incident are available at this time.

Oshkosh man found with gunshot wound, residents near area advised to shelter in place

SATURDAY 9/19/2020 11:03 a.m.

OSHKOSH, Wis. (WFRV) – The Oshkosh Police Department report a 36-year-old man has sustained a gunshot wound after an incident in Oshkosh on Saturday morning.

According to police, at around 4:30 a.m., police were dispatched to a welfare check of a man lying in the hallway of an apartment building.

Upon arrival, officers say they found a 36-year-old man who had sustained a gunshot wound. The victim is reported to have been taken to a local hospital. The victim’s condition is currently not known at this time.

Oshkosh Police Spokesperson Kate Mann told Local 5, this is currently an active investigation and police are currently attempting to make contact with individuals who may have witnessed the incident.

Officials share that they have not yet been able to recover the weapon used.

Mann says residents who live in the area near the 1700 block of Taft Avenue are being advised to shelter in place and those in surrounding areas to continue avoiding the area.

Residents who have any information regarding this incident are asked to contact the Oshkosh Police Department at 920-236-5700.

Original Story: Large police presence in Oshkosh, residents asked to avoid area

SATURDAY 9/19/2020 8:56 a.m.

OSHKOSH, Wis. (WFRV) – The Oshkosh Police Department is asking residents to avoid the area of the 1700 block of Taft in Oshkosh.

According to police, they are currently investigating an incident that occurred at that location.

Police say the investigation remains onging, Local 5 will release information as it becomes available.

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