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Suspect arrested in May 31 shooting at the Marathon Gas Station

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Posted at 12:07 PM, Nov 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-18 13:07:39-05

GREEN BAY (NBC 26) -- Police in Green Bay announced an arrest Wednesday for a shots fired incident that happened in May during a protest that police said turned into a riot.

The Green Bay Police Department said the shots fired incident occurred on May 31 , 2020, during the riot at East Walnut and South Monroe avenues. According to police, the incident began as a peaceful protest, but it later devolved into looting, vandalism, arson, burglary and shots being fired.

Police said that 27-year-old Leo M. Austin was arrested on November 15 after a lengthy investigation.

Green Bay Police said a multi-jurisdictional team working on this investigation has so far referred criminal charges on six adults and three juveniles, but the investigation is ongoing.