Man shot in Green Bay; police seeking suspects

Posted at 12:02 PM, Mar 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-14 19:43:40-04

UPDATE 1:16 P.M. Monday: The Green Bay Police Department is still investigating the shooting in the 900 block of Smith Street. Police do not have anyone in custody at this time. Initially all Green Bay schools on the east side of the city were put into lockdown to ensure the safety of students. 

As of this time the decision has been made to lift the lockdown on all affected schools. Police said they are currently working with the Green Bay School District to make the schools as safe as possible. 

Although this is a dangerous incident, police say they believe it was an isolated, targeted attack and do not believe the general public is in any danger. 

The only suspect descriptions so far are two male blacks wearing red. 

The police department will provide further information once available. 

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Green Bay Police responded to report of shots fired in the 900 block of Smith Street at about 11:20 a.m. today.

A man was shot one time at a residence. It appears that his injury is not life-threatening and he was transported to a local hospital for treatment. 

The police department is currently looking for two black men wearing all red who may be responsible and fled on foot in an unknown direction, according to police.

All schools on Green Bay's East side are in precautionary lockdown.

East side schools have been asked by the @GBPolice to secure their buildings as a precaution. Students will not be allowed to leave campus.
— greenbayschools (@greenbayschools) March 14, 2016

As a matter of safety, the schools normally go into a temporary lockdown mode when incidents such as this occur in a close proximately to any school, according to police. Preble High School is exempt from this lock down. Updates will be given out as they come in. 

Green Bay Police Chief Andrew Smith talked with NBC26 reporter Raquel Lamal about the situation.