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UPDATE: No threat to students after incident at Nicolet College entrance

UPDATE: Police say there is not a threat to students after an incident at Nicolet College.

They say they got a call just before 4 p.m. about a man laying on the ground at the entrance of the school. Police say the man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The Oneida County Sheriff’s Dept. tells News 9 the man is not a student at the school and students were not in any danger.


Rhinelander (WAOW) — A campus notification sent to students from Nicolet College in Rhinelander says there was an incident involving a firearm on or near the main entrance.

They say there is no threat to the campus.

Traffic is being rerouted through Nicolet Way, according to the release.

News 9 has reached out to the Rhinelander Police Department and Nicolet College, but has not heard back.

This is a developing story.

The notification sent to students read as follows:

Law enforcement has notified the College of an incident involving a firearm occurring on or near the main entrance of Nicolet College (College Drive). Law Enforcement officials are continuing to investigate this incident; however, there is no apparent threat to the Campus.  At this time College Drive has been closed to incoming and outgoing traffic.  Law Enforcement is currently rerouting traffic through Nicolet Way which runs parallel to the Fieldside Center.


Courtney Terlecki

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