Gunshots were reportedly heard but not confirmed around 6:20 a.m. Friday, March 23 outside Kiel High School, according to officials speaking at a press conference.
Officials at the scene confirmed that nobody was injured in connection with this incident.
As reported on on Wednesday, police investigated a reported threat of a school shooting which allegedly would occur on Friday.
Officials at the press conference said nobody is in custody at this time.
Citizens may call 894-2909, extension 0 if they need to check on the safety of family members.
The incident created a large police presence from throughout the area and also caused school to be cancelled for the day. Students who were on their way to school via buses were diverted to the bus company’s facility on Plymouth Street in New Holstein.

Staff members who were inside Kiel High School early Friday reported hearing gunshots from outside the south entrance to the school. Kiel officers were on the scene within one minute and cleared everyone from the building but found no evidence of a shooter.
More details will be forthcoming soon on this story.

Kiel emergency information officer Kevin Voland told members of the media that at 6:42 this morning Manitowoc 911 dispatch received a call from staff member within the school of shots fired outside the south entrance of the school.

Kiel Police Department was in a meeting to discuss the situation of the rumors earlier in the week.

Kiel police were on the scene within one minute.


Multiple officers arrived on scene and began securing the building. They escorted approximately 20 civilians, staff members from the building. School went on immediate lockdown.