Antigo churches pray for prom shooting victims

ANTIGO — Antigo’s churches and schools are reaching out to students and parishioners following an April 23 shooting at a high school prom.

Jakob Wagner, 18, shot two people outside of the Antigo High School prom Saturday evening before being shot and killed by an Antigo police officer on a routine patrol of the parking lots surrounding the facility. Wagner was a 2015 graduate of Antigo High School.

Physically, the victims’ injuries are not life-threatening. The male was shot in the leg and is recovering after what his parents said in a statement was a “long surgery.” His prom date was grazed in the thigh. She was treated and released from Aspirus Langlade Hospital in Antigo. Neither victim has been identified.

Emotionally, the toll may be much higher.
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