… we have a small favor to ask. Thousands of people have placed their trust in the Racine County Eye’s high-impact journalism because we focus on solutions-based journalism.
With no shareholders or billionaire owners, we can provide trustworthy journalism that focuses on helping readers.
Unlike many others, Racine County Eye’s journalism is available for everyone to read, regardless of what they can afford to pay. We do this because we believe in information equality. Greater numbers of people can keep track of events, understand their impact on people and communities, and become inspired to take meaningful action.
If there were ever a time to join us, it is now. Every contribution, however big or small, powers our journalism and sustains our future. Support the Racine County Eye from as little as $5 – it only takes a minute. Thank you.
MOUNT PLEASANT – Officers with the Mount Pleasant Police Department arrested a person suspected of shooting a man outside a Mount Pleasant hair salon Saturday afternoon.
The shooting took place at 2:34 p.m. in the 2200 Block of Durand Avenue. Witnesses said the person shot was lying on the ground, according to a press release by the Mount Pleasant Police Department.
The identity of the man has not been released by officials, pending notification of family members.
Law enforcement officials with the Mount Pleasant Police Department, Racine Police Department, Racine County Sheriff’s Office, and rescue workers with the South Shore Fire Department responded to the call. The officers attempted to save the man, but he died at the scene.
The person suspected of shooting the man remained nearby and was taken into custody.
Editor’s note: his is an ongoing story. We’ll update it when we receive more information.
[empowerlocal_campaign_offers region_id="22" subcampaign_id="8"]