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3 charged in attempted homicide after drug dealer shot

Three teens have been charged in connection with attempted first-degree intentional homicide, party to a crime, in the shooting of a man who was trying to sell marijuana to them. Jaisjuan T. Brown, 17, Montreill Lawhorn, 15, and Shannon Lawson, 18, were charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with armed robbery and attempted first-degree intentional […]

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Gang member charged with attempted homicide

A Racine teen was charged Tuesday with numerous charges — including attempted homicide — relating to gang activity with the Dirty P’s street gang after several shooting incidents. Lashawn Franklin, 17, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with: Attempted first-degree intentional homicide, use of a dangerous weapon Attempted armed robbery Possession of a […]

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Man Charged With Attempted Homicide

A Racine man is accused of attempted homicide after he stabbed another with a box cutter in the 2000 block of Washington Avenue Tuesday. Climmie Joe Gaston Sr., 59, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office Thursday with attempted first-degree intentional homicide and attempted aggravated battery. If convicted of both charges, Gaston Sr. faces […]

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Man Charged With Attempted Homicide After Slitting Girlfriend’s Throat

A Racine man is accused of slitting his girlfriend’s throat after the two consumed crack cocaine, according to the Racine District Attorney’s Office. Lewis Caples, 50, was charged by the Racine County DA on Monday with 1st degree attempted intentional homicide, domestic abuse (repeater). If convicted, Caples faces up to 66 years in prison. According […]