A second man has been charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office on Tuesday, July 7 in connection with a shooting that resulted in a 15-year-old girl being shot in the cheek.

Eddie Davis, 20, of Racine, was charged with first degree reckless injury, two counts of first degree recklessly endangering safety while using a weapon, and discharging a firearm within 100 yards of a building. All of the charges included a  party to a crime enhancer.

If Davis is convicted of all charges, he faces up to 60 years nine months in prison and/or fined up to $160,000.

Xzavier Goodwin, 19, of Racine, was charged  In April with the same charges Davis has, but Goodwin was also charged with a felony possession of a firearm.

According to the criminal complaint, Racine Police responded to a report of a 15-year-old girl being shot in the cheek at 5:35 p.m. March 10 at 1410 West Street. A witness told police that he saw members of a street gang verbally fighting with a group of people, who were also part of another street gang, outside his home. Several shots were fired and one of the bullets struck the girl, who was stand on a porch.

The girl, who was taken to Children’s Hospital in Milwaukee, suffered from multiple fractures in her face. The bullet went into her head where it was lodged near her spine.

Davis is being held on a $25,000 cash bond. A preliminary hearing has been set for 8:30 a.m. July 16.

 

 

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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.