Officer that killed Antigo prom shooter cleared, surveillance video released

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Wisconsin DOJ Antigo

The officer that shot and killed the Antigo prom shooter has been cleared of any wrongdoing. 

Langlade County Special Prosecutor Galen Bayne-Allison made the ruling Thursday. The Wisconsin Department of Justice also released their findings and videos from the investigation.

The shooting happened on April 23 when 18-year-old Jakob Wagner shot two people at the prom.

Officer Andrew Hopfensperger returned fire at Wagner. He was shot three times. 

Wagner was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died at 1:06 a.m. after doctors attempted lifesaving measures.

The two victims have since recovered. 

Click here to view the the officer-involved shooting report. 

To see one of the videos, click here. ***This video contains footage that some viewers may find graphic, intense and/or violent in nature..

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