The 47-year-old man died at a hospital from his injuries, police said. The Appleton Fire Department, with permission from the Lundgaard family, has set up a donation page in his honor on GoFundMe.
The first responders gave medical help to the man, who eventually left the bus and started walking toward a nearby library, police said.
A female bystander and an Appleton police officer were also hit. While they were treating an individual, "the incident escalated into shots being fired".
A police officer and two other people were hospitalized following the shooting, the Appleton Fire Department said.
Cash said it was disheartening that this happened during National Police Week, when the nation recognizes the sacrifices of officers.
The procession made its way through the Fond du Lac area close to mid-day today, as it went from the Milwaukee Medical Examiner's Office to the Brettschneider-Trettin-Nickel Funeral Chapel in Appleton.Читайте также: Helicopter crashes into Hudson River in New York City
Officials have not released the name of the fallen firefighter or the name of the officer who was injured. Authorities have so far provided few details about the incident and the conditions of the injured, but planned a news conference for Thursday afternoon.
"We stand with our courageous first responders.as they mourn this loss", Evers said.
Police are still trying to determine what led up to the shooting and exactly how many rounds went off.
Meghan Cash of the Appleton Police Department says police and fire departments responded to the transit center for a medical call, and while they were there "the situation was very active" and there was a shooting. Police could not confirm anyone was in custody but tweeted at 7:30 p.m. that there was no danger.
A procession from the medical examiner's office to a funeral home occurred Thursday.
Washington Co., WI - Firefighters across Washington County are lined up along overpassed on I41 as a sign of respect to a fellow firefighter killed in Appleton on Wednesday.
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