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An 18-year-old man has been hospitalized after he was shot Wednesday near Douglas Avenue and North Street.

The man’s name has not been released by officials with the Racine Police Department.

According to a press release by the Racine Police Department, officers were called to the area for reports of shots being fired. They located the man and transported him to Ascension-All Saints Hospital.

His condition is unknown at this time.

Racine Police located the area where he was shot and an investigation is underway at this time. They have developed several leads, which are being followed up on. But no one is in custody at this time.

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). The text message should begin with RACS.

We’ll update this story when we receive more information.

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