Appleton Police searching for suspect involved in series of shots fired

Posted at 7:27 PM, Feb 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-18 20:27:49-05

The Appleton Police Department is investigating a series of overnight instances involving gunshots. 

They say on Sunday, they responded to the Apple Pub after 01:00 AM to a report of a man with a gun. Officers say several people were locked inside the bar. Officers were told a man had threatened them with a gun. The man left the area. No shots were fired.

Nearly an hour later, officers were dispatched to Grumpy's Pub at 1501 North Richmond Street for a fight and reports of shots fired outside. Officers say they found a vehicle in the parking lot with multiple gunshots. They also found shell casings. Witnesses say a fight also occurred inside of the bar. The shots were fired after the fight.

Officers were then dispatched to a home in the 700 block of West Third Street just after 03:00 AM. The Appleton Police Department says they found a vehicle with a bullet hole in the windshield. Several people from earlier in the investigation were also at the home.

A caller also reported several shell casings were found in the roadway in the 600 Block of North Bennett Street. Officers have secured the area.

If you have any information, please contact the Appleton Police Department at 920-832-5500.