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Police identify man killed in Appleton shooting

Anyone with information is asked to call 920-832-5953
Jonathan Tolley
Jonathan Tolley(Appleton Police Department)
Published: Jun. 20, 2021 at 11:03 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 21, 2021 at 5:12 PM CDT
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APPLETON, Wis. (WBAY) - UPDATE: Police have identified a man who died during an early morning shooting in Appleton on Sunday.

According to police, the man who died during the incident on E. Newberry Street as 38-year-old Jonathan James Tolley, of Appleton.

Although an autopsy has been done, results are still pending.

Anyone who may have seen, or spoken with Tolley between 2 a.m. and 4;30 a.m. on Sunday, June 20 is asked to speak with investigators.

As of this time, no suspects are being sought, and no one has been taken into custody.

If you have information regarding the investigation, you’re asked to call 920-832-5953.

The shooting is still being investigated.

Police were called to the 2800 block of E. Newberry Street for the report of a suspicious person at 4:30 a.m.

Another 911 call came reporting an “unknown male had broken into a neighboring residence.” Police received reports of the unknown male yelling outside the scene of the shooting. Police were then notified a gun had been fired.

Police arrived to find Tolley with a gunshot wound. He was then taken to a hospital, where he died from his injuries.

No residents of the home were injured.

Appleton Police Captain Mike Frisch tells Action 2 News it appears the person who was shot forced his way into this home. The residents were in the bedroom with the door locked when the alleged intruder came inside the home.

Frisch says there’s no indication that the intruder and residents knew each other prior to the incident.

INITIAL REPORT: Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Appleton.

At 4:30 a.m., police were called to the 2800 block of E. Newberry Street for the report of a suspicious person.

Another 911 call came reporting an “unknown male had broken into a neighboring residence.” Police received reports of the unknown male yelling outside the scene of the shooting. Police were then notified a gun had been fired.

Police arrived to find a male with a gunshot wound. The male was taken to a hospital where he died from his injuries.

No residents of the home were injured.

Appleton Police Captain Mike Frisch tells Action 2 News it appears the person who was shot forced his way into this home. The residents were in the bedroom with the door locked when the alleged intruder came inside the home.

Frisch says there’s no indication that the intruder and residents knew each other prior to the incident.

“Appleton Police are not looking for any suspects and there is no ongoing threat to the community,” police say.

No names were released. Frisch says detectives are still conducting interviews with the people involved in the case.

The department says more information will be released Monday.

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