Appleton police investigating possible shots fired incident, Richmond Street back open

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call Appleton Police at 920-832-5500
Scene of Appleton possible shots fired incident
Scene of Appleton possible shots fired incident(WBAY Staff)
Published: Feb. 23, 2021 at 3:09 PM CST
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APPLETON, Wis. (WBAY) - Appleton Police say they’re investigating a possible shots fired incident in the area of North Erb and Richmond Streets.

According to an alert sent out by police early Tuesday afternoon, officers were investigating an incident in the area of the 1700 block of North Erb Street.

Alert sent by Appleton Police
Alert sent by Appleton Police(WBAY Staff)

In addition to North Erb Street, the department’s social media pages asked those who were traveling in the area of 1700 N. Richmond Street to use alternate routes.

Police had temporarily blocked off Richmond Street from Wisconsin Avenue to Parkway Boulevard, however as of 5:43 p.m., police said Richmond Street was back open.

Details are limited at this time, however police have asked anyone with information which may help their ongoing investigation to call them at 920-832-5500.

Action 2 News will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

**Update** 5:40PM—Richmond Street is no longer closed. The investigation is ongoing. If you have any information related...

Posted by Appleton Police Department on Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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