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UPDATE: Witnesses say 16-year-old shot outside Horlick Field after football game

UPDATE 8:14 a.m. Sept. 10: Officials with the Racine Police Department confirmed Saturday morning that a 16-year-old girl was shot in the leg. Officers providing extra attention at the Horlick football game heard the shots and ran toward High Street and Blake Avenue. They found the girl laying on the sidewalk after being shot in […]

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4 injured in 3 weekend shooting incidents, suspects at large

Racine police are asking for the public’s help apprehending the suspects responsible for injuring four people over the weekend in three separate shooting incidents. First shooting Shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, police responded to the emergency room at Ascension Hospital for a report of an adult male with a non-life threatening gunshot wound. […]

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UPDATE: Seventh Street and Park Avenue: Shootings, Suicide Leave Five Shot, One Dead

UPDATE: The deceased party, who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, has been identified as John Wesley Brown, 50 years of age, from Racine.All of the victims are in stable condition and are recovering. Original story: RACINE –  A man shot five people before killing himself near Seventh Street and Park Avenue here early Sunday, […]

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6 people injured following shooting at memorial for man shot a year ago

RACINE – Six people were injured following a shooting that happened Sunday night near Yout and Carter street. Officers with the Racine Police Department were called at 9:12 p.m. to a report of people being loud and driving recklessly in the area. When they arrived, several people jumped a fence and started shooting, according to […]

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BREAKING: Racine Police warn neighbors of critical incident on Clairmont Street

UPDATE 1:20 p.m.: A federal agent is in stable condition after being shot during a multi-jurisdictional operation that happened early Wednesday morning on Clairmont Street. Officials with the Racine Police Department did not report whether the shooter was still at large. They issued the following statement: UPDATE: 10:46 a.m.: Some media outlets have reported that […]

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UPDATE: Multiple people shot on Racine Street, police say

UPDATE: Officials with the Racine Police Department say three people — a 21-year-old, 18-year-old, and 17-year-old –were shot early Monday morning. Two of the people shot are in stable condition. ORIGINAL STORY – Multiple people suffered gunshot wounds in a shooting that happened at 12:13 a.m. Monday morning in the 1200 Block of Racine Street. […]

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Mount Pleasant hair salon shooting: 1 person dead, suspect in custody

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 […]

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Twin Shootings, Victims at Caledonia Gas Stations

Gunfire at two gas stations in the Village of Caledonia left two people dead Tuesday, including a man authorities described as instigating the shootings, authorities said. A third man, described as an undercover Racine County Sheriff investigator, suffered gunshot wounds and underwent emergency medical procedures, Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling told members of the media […]

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UPDATE: 3 dead, 3 injured in shoot-out at Somers House Tavern

UPDATE 3:35 p.m. April 19: The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department released three of the six names of the shooting victims. Cedric D. Gaston, (24-year-old) resident of Kenosha (deceased)Atkeem D. Stevenson, (26-year-old) resident of Kenosha (deceased)Kevin T. Donaldson, (22-year-old) resident of Kenosha (deceased)A 26-year-old male, resident of KenoshaA 22-year-old male, resident of Wonder Lake, ILA 23-year-old […]

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Teen Held in Shooting Incident

RACINE – A 16-year-old male remained in custody Thursday on a charge of first-degree intentional homicide after allegedly shooting at another individual he accused of being “a snitch.” The Racine County District Attorney’s office charged Marcus Ward, 16, with attempted first-degree intentional homicide, five counts of recklessly endangering safety-use of a dangerous weapon, carrying a […]

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Racine teen held on $100,000 bond for attempted homicide

RACINE – A Racine teen stands accused of attempted homicide after allegedly shooting another boy over a disagreement of his allegiance to a gang. Jonathan Jones, 15, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with attempted first-degree intentional homicide, use of a dangerous weapon, armed burglary, and possession of a firearm by an […]