Update: Teen suicide in Buchanan Town Hall

Posted at 1:47 PM, Mar 15, 2016

Updated March 16, 2016

The person who died by suicide in the Buchanan Town Hall has been identified as a 16-year-old boy who attended Kimberly HIgh School.

Investigators are not sure why he went to the town hall with a gun.

"There is nothing tying it to that location at this time," said Lt. Terry Hammen of the Outagamie County Sheriff's Department.


Updated March 16, 2016

On Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at about 1 p.m. a male juvenile entered the Buchanan Town Hall Fire Department, N178 County Road N, Appleton, according to the Outagamie County Sheriff's Office.

Shortly after entering the building, the juvenile produced a handgun and discharged the weapon.

The juvenile suffered a self-inflicted fatal injury.

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Investigators say a man walked into the town hall and talked to a clerk briefly before pulling a gun and shooting himself. 

The Outagamie County Sheriff's Department is on the scene investigating the incident.

Police are not identifying the man at this time.


Several agencies are at the Buchanan Town Hall, N178 County Road N, Appleton responding to a shooting incident.

This story will be updated as soon as more information is available.