Update: Racine Police have identified the shooting victim as Tyler Strausser, 19, of 1935 Taylor Ave.

His condition is unknown at this time, according to a press release by the Racine Police Department.

Investigators have learned that Strausser was the target during the home invasion and robbery, which was not random.

Original  story: A 19-year-old man is in serious condition after being shot Sunday evening in a residence near 20th Street and Taylor Avenue, according to a story by CBS 58.

When police arrived, they found the man had been shot several times. In serious condition, the man was initially taken to Wheaton Franciscan Hospital – All Saints, but then transported by a Flight For Life helicopter to  Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee, according to a press release by the Racine Police Department.

Officials are still investigating the events that happened before the shooting. They are searching for one suspect, who is described as a black male in his late teens to early 20s, about six-feet tall and weight about 160 pounds. He was last seen armed with a gun, and wore a grey hooded sweatshirt and black pants.

Racine Police accident investigators are interested in any more information that anyone may have about this incident. Any witnesses, or citizens with information, are urged to call the Racine Police Department Accident Investigations Unit at (262) 635-7816.

You may also contact Crimestoppers with your anonymous tips at (262) 636-9330, or by texting RACS plus the message to CRIMES (274637) and referring to Tipsoft I.D. #TIP417 with your text message.

 

 

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.