Erb Park Shooting Investigations – Officers with the Appleton Police Department are investigating a report of a shooting at Erb Park in Appleton, Wisconsin Monday evening. According to reports, Appleton’s Erb Park was evacuated by law enforcement agencies following a report of an armed person. According to Appleton Police Department, one person was injured after shots were fired at the occupied park.
Appleton Police Department; Appleton officers are actively working a scene at Erb Park. The park will be closed for the remainder of the evening. We will provide updates when we are able. Thank you for your patience as we continue to work this incident.
Law enforcement agencies is urging everyone to avoid the area at this time as investigators are working to identify the shooter who they say fled the scene after firing shots. Following the incident, the Erb Park Area in Appleton is now experiencing a significant presence of law enforcement personnel.
Please avoid. 4:40pm
**At this point I will state there was a shooting in the park. One person was shot. Details are limited and shooter fled….please avoid this.**
*Police are requesting the ambulance approach but to drive the rig right up to the pavilion through the grass.
5:05 pm – still extremely active area. An officer is riding in the ambulance to the hospital
Appleton Police Department – Appleton officers are actively working a scene at Erb Park. The park will be closed for the remainder of the evening. We will provide updates when we are able. Thank you for your patience as we continue to work this incident. **media partners can stage at Morrison and parkway
Appleton- 18xx N Morrison St- report of a disturbance with a handgun, report of people running away and one possible victim.
Expect large police response. Medical is responding, staging in area.
1644- victim found.
1645- locking down Kaleidescope. Multiple units heading and in area. Please check any surveillance equipment you may have for unusual activity.
Appleton – In the state of Wisconsin, you’ll find the city of Appleton just to the north of Lake Winnebago. The 1882 Hearthstone Historic House Museum features original light fixtures designed by Thomas Edison. The museum is located on a hill overlooking the Fox River. The Paper Discovery Center is located nearby in a converted paper mill and features a number of hands-on exhibits. An exhibition about the famous escape artist Harry Houdini can be found in the History Museum inside the Castle. The Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve is located to the north-west and features a nature center as well as hiking paths.
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