UPDATE: Oconto shooting victim identified, suspect was waiting for drugs to be dropped off

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TUESDAY 9/7/2021 10:34 a.m.

OCONTO, Wis. (WFRV) – All parties involved in an Oconto shooting incident have been identified.

According to the Oconto Police Department, Nicholas Staidl was shot in the chest on Sept. 3. Authorities say the investigation showed that a package containing drugs was believed to be delivered to 2008 Superior Avenue.

The suspect, Cody Krueger, knew that the package was going to be delivered and waited for it to be dropped off. A confrontation happened at the mailbox which led to Staidl getting shot in the chest. Krueger has not been arrested yet, and could possibly be in the Door or Kewaunee counties area.

Staidl is reportedly in stable condition at a Green Bay hospital.

There were two other suspects but both were determined to not be directly involved in the shooting. The two other suspects were Christoper Nelson of Oconto and London Hiers of Marinette.

The investigation is still ongoing, Local 5 will continue to update this story.

ORIGINAL: Oconto police investigate possible shooting near local high school

FRIDAY 9/3/2021 5:33 p.m.

OCONTO, Wis. (WFRV) – The Oconto Police Department are investigating a potential shooting incident near a local high school on Friday morning.

According to the Oconto Police Department, just before 11:30 a.m., officers from several law enforcement agencies responded to reports that a person had suffered a gunshot wound in the 2000 block of Superior Avenue, located near the Oconto Unified School District.

For safety reasons, police confirm that the District was immediately notified of an active incident near the high school.

Upon arrival at the scene, officers say they gathered enough information to arrest two possible suspects near Second Street in relation to this incident. The suspects arrested were identified as a 35-year-old Oconto man and a 31-year-old Marinette woman.

Further investigation revealed that a third suspect may be involved prompting police to search Second Street and then moving to conduct two additional searches on Superior Avenue. All search efforts were unsuccessful. The third suspect was not located.

An ongoing investigation is underway by the Oconto Police Department and the Oconto Sheriff’s Department. Local 5 will continue to update this story as it progresses.

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