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RACINE, WI – A woman was shot in the head by her boyfriend Sunday evening in the 3000 block of Bate Street and Racine Police are on scene investigating what happened.

Officers with the Racine Police Department were called to the scene at 9:01 p.m. They found the woman suffering from a gunshot wound, according to a press release by the Racine Police Department.

The woman’s name and her condition have not been released. A family member, however, told the Racine County Eye that the woman’s boyfriend shot her in the head and she was taken by Flight for Life to a hospital in Milwaukee.

Investigators are still at the scene. They are asking the public to stay away from the area.

No other information is being released by the police at this time.

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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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.