Green Bay resident shot while walking down the street

Green Bay Police Dept. squad car
File photo (WLUK/Chris Bourassa)

GREEN BAY – A Green Bay resident was shot in the back after walking down the street early Sunday morning.

Police responded to a call around 1:24 a.m. to a possible shooting in the area of North Webster Avenue and Cherry Street.

A citizen reported seeing a man get shot while he was standing in the street and several other people running away.

Police went to the area and could not find any witnesses or victims.

Around 2:12 a.m., a 23-year-old Green Bay resident arrived at a local hospital with a gunshot wound in the middle of their back. The gun used was a small caliber handgun. The victim has been released from the hospital.

The victim said they were walking near the 100 block of N. VanBuren Street when they were confronted by a group of men who asked them for change.

The victim said one of the men showed a handgun and as they ran away from them, they were shot in the back.

The police have identified several individuals involved, including the 17-year-old shooter, and have recovered the gun they believe was used.

Police are requesting charges of attempted first degree homicide and armed robbery.

The incident is still being investigated.

 

 

 

 

blog comments powered by Disqus