**Updated 9:15 p.m.
Racine police confirmed at 9:15 p.m. Friday that shooting suspect Keller McQuay was booked Friday night into the juvenile detention center of pending charges of first degree intentional homicide and possession of a firearm by a fellon.
Police reported earlier Friday evening that they had Keller McQuay in custody. He was wanted for questioning
Officers at 5:53 p.m. were conducting surveillance in the area of 9th and Villa Streets, and they observed McQuay in a vehicle. Police initiated a traffic stop and took the boy into custody.
Jackson was shot at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday at a home in the 1000 block of Albert, and McQuay was almost immediately identified as a person of interest in her death.
Despite being airlifted to Children’s Hospital in Milwaukee, Jackson died of her injuries.
This matter remains under investigation, and police are interested in more information.
If anyone has anything to share, they can leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at (262) 636-9330, via the website www.racine.crimestoppersweb.com, or by texting RACS plus a message to CRIMES (274637) and referring to TipSoft ID #TIP417.
A candlelight vigil will be held for Jackson at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12 in the 1000 block of Albert St. Attendees are being asked to wear either orange or purple to the vigil.
We will continue to update this story as details become available.
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