Updated: Aug 2, 2023 / 09:58 PM CDT

NEENAH, Wis. (WFRV) – One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Neenah on Wednesday evening.

According to authorities, shortly after 4:45 p.m., officers from the Lake Winnebago Area MEG Unit attempted to take a 37-year-old into custody as a result of warrants for his arrest.

Officers tried to take him into custody at the Mobile Gas Station located at 521 South Commercial Street in the City of Neenah. The suspect was inside the gas station when he was confronted by officers.

Preliminary investigations reveal that the suspect displayed a weapon inside the gas station. Officers then used deadly force and shot the suspect before providing immediate medical aid.

The suspect was transported to a local hospital, where he later died from his injuries. No officers were injured during the incident.

The Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Office has been requested to lead the investigation to conduct an outside, transparent review as the incident involved multiple local agencies.

The Winnebago Area MEG is comprised of agencies within Outagamie, Winnebago, Fond du Lac, and Calumet County, along with the Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigations.

This is an ongoing investigation, and no additional details were provided.

Wednesday’s incident marks the third major response situation in the Fox Valley in as many days after a shooting at Erb Park in Appleton on Monday and another officer-involved shooting in Grand Chute on Tuesday.

Local 5 News will update this when we learn more about the deadly officer-involved shooting.

Police: Avoid area of Commercial and Winneconne in Neenah due to ‘active situation’

Posted: Aug 2, 2023 / 05:32 PM CDT

NEENAH, Wis. (WFRV) – Officers in Neenah are asking the public to avoid the area of Commercial and Winneconne due to what is being described as an ‘active situation.’

According to a Facebook post from the Neenah Police Department, officers are asking that the area of South Commercial Street and Winneconne Avenue be avoided.

It is noted that there is no threat to the public, however, little information is known at this time.

Officers say that South Commercial Street will be closed from Orange Street to Winneconne Avenue and that the closure will be ‘lengthy.’

Local 5 will update this story when more details are available.