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The suspect police say killed a 21-year-old Kenosha man over the weekend has been arrested.

Christopher Scott Brown, 23, of Racine, was taken into custody while he was at work Monday afternoon, according to a press release from the Racine Police Department. He was booked into the Racine County Jail on a single charge of 1st degree reckless homicide and two charges of 1st degree recklessly endangering safety.

Brown is accused of shooting Dulonden Ratliff early Saturday morning in front of a downtown bar in the 300 block of Main Street. When police arrived, they found Ratliff bleeding from a gunshot wound. He was transported to Wheaton Franciscan St. Mary’s for treatment, but he was pronounced dead.

Ratliff’s name was not immediately released so police could notify family.

A website was established Monday afternoon to help raise money for Ratliff’s funeral expenses.

Racine police are still interested in speaking with anyone who has information about this incident.

Anonymous tips can be left with Crime Stoppers at (262) 636-9330, or by texting RACS plus the message to CRIMES (274637) and referring to Tipsoft I.D. #TIP417 with your text message.

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