Zerell Strong is facing the rest of his life behind bars after police say he opened fire inside the George Bray Center and injured three people just a few days after being released from jail.

Strong, 20, was assigned a $100,000 cash bond Friday during his initial appearance via closed circuit television before Racine County Court Commissioner Alice Rudebusch. He is charged with three felony counts of first degree reckless injury and three felony counts of bail jumping. If convicted, he faces up to 92 years in prison and/or up to $330,000 in fines.

According to the criminal complaint, Strong was attending a party March 11 thrown by a group of female friends to celebrate their birthdays. He is known to police as a member of the Dirty P’s gang, and he and his friends took issue that members of The Montana Boys from Kenosha were also at the party.

Witnesses told officers that several fights broke out at one point and that they saw Strong firing a gun from the southwest corner of the gym. Police say three people were hit; a 16-year-old girl, a 20-year-old woman and a 23-year-old man. The girl had to be taken by Flight for Life to Children’s Hospital where she underwent surgery to remove the bullet that entered her right thigh and may have struck her femoral artery on its way to her bladder.

The woman and the man suffered gunshot wounds to the upper thigh and thumb, buttocks and groin area, respectively, the complaint reads.

Strong was arrested around 5 a.m. Wednesday after police conducted a no-knock search warrant at his home and another residence.

He was arrested on Feb. 26 after a K9 alerted for drugs in his car and officers found a 9mm handgun under the seat of his car. He was suspected of being involved in a shots fired call from Feb. 21 as well. Strong was given a $1,500 cash bond, and just two weeks later, opened fire in the George Bray Center.

He remains in the Racine County Jail on $100,000 cash bond. He will next be in court April 7 for his preliminary hearing.

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