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A 19-year-old man died as a result of being shot to death Wednesday night in the 1200 block of Center Street, according to the Racine Police Department.

The man, whose name has not been released, suffered a gunshot wound at 8:11 p.m. When officers with the Racine Police Department responded to the scene, they found the man and performed life-saving measures on him.

Taken to the emergency room, the man later died at Ascension-All Saints Hospital. Officers are still investigating the shooting and no other information is being released at this time, the press release reads.

Racine Police investigators are interested in any additional information that anyone may have about this crime.  Any witnesses, or citizens with information, are urged to call the Racine Police Department Investigations Unit at (262) 635-7756.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers at (262) 636-9330, or text 274637 (CRIMES).  Text message should begin with RACS.


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Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for Patch.com, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.