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UPDATE: Two people wanted for questioning in shooting taken into custody

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FRIDAY 4/24/2020 6:30 p.m.

STOCKBRIDGE-MUNSEE RESERVATION, Wis. (WFRV) – The two people that authorities have been searching for and are wanted for questioning in a shooting that happened in Green Bay have been taken into custody.

Authorities with the Stockbridge-Munsee Police Department were notified of a wanted fugitive that was possibly staying on the Stockbridge-Munsee Reservation.

Through a search warrant at the residence, the Shawano County Special Response Team executed a no knock search warrant and took Manuel Mendoza and Delores Garcia into custody.

Another 25-year-old male at the house was taken into custody and is being held on local charges. A firearm and illegal drugs were also found inside the home.

The Stockbridge-Munsee Police Department will continue to investigate the incident.

Both Mendoza and Garcia have been transferred to the Green Bay Police Department.

Green Bay Police searching for two people in connection with Western Ave. shooting

TUESDAY 4/21/2020 1:55 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Green Bay Police are looking to speak with two individuals in regards to a shooting on the city’s west side in early April.

Authorities say Manuel Mendoza and Dolores Garcia are wanted for questioning. Police say it is believed that they are together and have ties to Green Bay, Shawano, and Menominee Tribal reservation areas.

The shooting, which happened on April 7 in the 1600 block of Western Avenue, left one person injured. Green Bay Police say it is believed that all involved in the incident are known to each other and it was a targeted incident.

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Police add that Mendoza is a person of interest in the shooting and should be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.

Anyone with any information about this shooting is encouraged to call the Green Bay Police Department at 920-448-3208. If you wish to remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward, contact the Green Bay Area Crime Stoppers by phone (920) 432-7867, through their website at www.432stop.com, or by downloading the P3 app through Google Play or App Store.

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One person injured in Green Bay shooting near Western Adobe Apartments

TUESDAY 4/7/2020 3:59 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – A man is in the hospital after being shot in Green Bay Tuesday afternoon.

In a phone call with WFRV Local 5, Green Bay Police Chief Andrew Smith says a report came in around 2 p.m. that a person had been shot in the 1600 block of Western Avenue. Chief Smith says the victim was found in the parking lot of the Western Adobe Apartments.

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Chief Smith says the man was shot one time and is currently undergoing surgery as a result of the injuries.

Although several witnesses have come forward, officers are asking for the public’s help with any information regarding the shooting.

According to Chief Smith, further information will not be released at this time since the investigation is in its early stages.

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Local 5 will continue to update this story as it develops.

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