Suspected shooter dead following officer-involved shooting in Appleton

APPLETON, Wis. (WBAY) – One person is dead following an officer-involved shooting at a bar.

Officials said the shooting happened Saturday night at bar called Jack’s Apple Pub on College Avenue, just east of Richmond Street.

Appleton Police answered a call about shots being fired inside the bar overnight around 1 o'clock on Sunday morning.

When officers arrived, people were leaving the building. An officer going in through a door on S. State Street encountered a person with a gun and shot them. Police on the scene told us officers exchanged gunfire with the shooter.

Police went into the bar and began rendering aid. The person they say was the shooter died at the hospital.

Two others taken to the hospital will recover from their injuries, police say. No officers were injured.

Appleton police are still investigating the shooting and they've contacted Green Bay Police to handle the investigation of the officer- involved shooting, which is standard procedure under an agreement between the cities' police departments.

An Appleton police spokesman says more information from the investigation should come out during the day Sunday.

This is a developing story, so stay with Action 2 news as we work to bring you updates.

Police are asking anyone with information that could help the investigation to call them at (920) 832-5500 or text your tip anonymously to 274637 with the keyword ADPTIPS followed by the information.


Police tape down the street from shooting
Police tape blocks College Ave. after a shooting at Jack's Apple Pub early in the morning on May 21, 2017 (WBAY photo)
Police block intersection outside pub
Police block off the intersection after a shooting at Jack's Apple Pub early in the morning on May 21, 2017 (WBAY photo)
Police car outside door of pub
Police responded to a reported shooting at Jack's Apple Pub early in the morning on May 21, 2017 (WBAY photo)
Police cars outside pub
Police responded to a reported shooting at Jack's Apple Pub early in the morning on May 21, 2017 (WBAY photo)


 
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