The Oshkosh Police Department has wrapped up an investigation of what
authorities determined to be an accidental shooting of a 10-year-old
Oshkosh girl by her father.
The man accidentally shot his daughter
once while he was cleaning a Springfield .45-caliber handgun at about
4:15 p.m. Saturday at an apartment building on Westhaven Drive in
Oshkosh, Capt. Cyndi Thaldorf said. The girl was taken to a local
hospital, where she was treated for undisclosed injuries, and later
The hospital contacted the Oshkosh Police Department.
By Monday afternoon, authorities had wrapped up their investigation into the incident, Sgt. Chris Gorte said.
would not release the nature of the girl's injuries, citing privacy
concerns, but said alcohol was not a factor in the incident. Police will
not recommend any charges in the incident.
"I think it was just one of those truly accidental and obviously unfortunate (incidents)," Thaldorf said.