GREEN BAY AREA REGIONAL NEWS: Brown County

UPDATE: Gunman shoots victim in the chest, Green Bay police search for suspect

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SATURDAY 8/14/2021 10 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The Green Bay Police Department says they are looking for a suspect who shot a person in the chest on Saturday afternoon.

Police say the shooting happened on Smith Street off Irwin Avenue just before 5 p.m. The wounded victim is said to have then walked into a Family Dollar store located on Main Street where they were taken to a hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police believe this was a targeted shooting and say they have not taken anyone into custody at this time. Local 5 will update this story when more information becomes available.

Original Story: Green Bay Police investigate shooting on corner of Irwin and Main St.

SATURDAY 8/14/2021 6:30 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Green Bay Police are at the scene of a shooting in the downtown area, as of 6:30 p.m.

Police tell Local 5 that one person suffered a gunshot wound on the corner of Irwin and Main St.

Officers explain it is an active investigation and ask the public to avoid the area.

No other information is available at this time.

Local 5 will update this story when more information becomes available.

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