A 39-year-old Racine man was taken by Flight For Life to Froedtert Hospital after being shot early Sunday morning in the 1900 block of Mead St.

The Racine Police Department responded to the shooting incident at 3:06 a.m. The man had been shot in the head. Initially, he was taken to Ascension Hospital, but then later taken to Froedtert, according to a press release by the Racine Police Department.

“The injury is believed to be life threatening,” the press release reads. “The investigation is still active and no other information is being released 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.

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.