RACINE, WI – A man was shot in the 1100 block of Racine Street Thursday morning, and investigators have developed a suspect in the case.

The name of the victim has not been released. However, the Racine Police Department has Maurice McCray in custody as a suspect, according to a press release by the department.

No official charges have been filed by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office at this time.


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Officers responded to the 1600 Block of Flett Avenue for a report of a shooting. When they arrived at the scene, they found a man had been shot. Rescue personnel from the Racine Police Department transported the man to the hospital, but he later died from his injuries.

During the course of the investigation, police learned the shooting had taken place in the 1100 block of Racine Street. They then identified McCray as a suspect

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 by phone at (262) 636-9330, or through the Crime Stoppers app by using the p3 app.


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