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Green Bay Police Department
Tuesday April 11th, 2023 :: 11:14 a.m. CDT


Green Bay Police Investigate Shooting; One Injured & One Arrested

The Green Bay Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on the 1300 block of Harvey Street, causing serious injuries to a 19-year-old Green Bay man.

On Saturday, April 8, 2023, officers were dispatched to a local hospital shortly after 10:00 p.m. for the report of a gunshot wound victim who had been transported by another party.

Police arrested Miguel Lavariega, 19, Green Bay as a suspect after being interviewed by detectives.

A .22 rifle was recovered as evidence from the scene, which was reported to police to have been brought to the residence by Lavariega to show the victim, when it allegedly accidentally fired.

The Brown County District Attorney’s Office charged Lavariega on Monday, April 10, 2023:

  • Second-Degree Reckless Injury
    • Use of a Dangerous Weapon
  • Obstructing an Officer

This investigation is ongoing, and no further information will be released at this time.

Anyone with information related to this case is encouraged to call Green Bay Police at (920) 448-3200 and reference case #23-218365. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime stoppers at (920) 432-STOP (7867). You may also submit a tip online at, or utilize the "P3 Tips" app for crime tips.

Green Bay Police Department
307 South Adams Street
Green Bay, WI 54301

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 920-448-3200

Jennifer Gonzalez
Communications Coordinator

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