FRIDAY 8/6/2021 3:17 p.m.
APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Appleton Police Department announced Friday that an arrest has been made in the Lawrence Street shooting investigation.
According to the Department, with help from the Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force, they were able to arrest 18-year-old William Hayes in the City of Oshkosh in connection with the shooting that took place on the 900 block of W. Lawrence Street, in Appleton, on July 17.
Hayes has reportedly been confined at the Outagamie County Jail and charged with recklessly endangering safety, attempted armed robbery, burglary while armed, and disorderly conduct with a weapon.
Authorities say the investigation remains ongoing at this time and anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Appleton Police Department at 920-832-5500.
Original Story: No one injured from shooting incident in Appleton, authorities investigating
TUESDAY 7/20/2021 5:20 p.m.
APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – An early Saturday morning shooting incident in Appleton is under investigation after multiple people were involved in an illegal drug transaction and one person pulled a gun and fired it.
According to the Appleton Police Department, on July 17 around 1:00 a.m., an Appleton Police Officer was investigating a suspicious incident near West Lawrence and South Story Streets.
After speaking with someone at a residence in the 900 block of West Lawrence Street, the officer was made aware of a shooting that happened inside the residence.
More investigation showed that several people were involved in an illegal drug transaction. A male individual reportedly pulled a handgun and fired a single round inside the home.
There were no injuries reported, and authorities say it was a targeted incident and the community is not at risk.
The investigation is ongoing, and if anyone has any information regarding the investigation they are asked to call 920-832-5574.
Local 5 will update this story as more information is released.