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Racine man among two shot Friday morning in Kenosha

Racine man among two shot Friday morning in Kenosha


KENOSHA — A 19-year-old man was reported to be in critical condition after being shot early Friday morning in Kenosha.

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According to a statement from Kenosha Police, two men — a 19-year-old from Chicago and a 20-year-old from Racine — were dropped off at a local hospital with gunshot wounds. The pair turned up at the hospital shortly after 6 a.m. after police received a call about a shots being fired in the 7500 block of 22nd Avenue.

Kenosha Police Sgt. Leo Viola said police received a call about the sound of gunfire on 22nd Avenue. At the scene they found evidence of a shooting but the two men were already gone. They received a call that the men were at the hospital minutes later.

Viola said the 20-year-old was shot in the leg. The 19-year-old was shot in the groin and was reported to be in critical condition. He was taken by medical helicopter to Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa.

Police said there is an “open an active investigation” into the shooting.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Kenosha Police Department Detective Bureau at 262-605-5203 or the Kenosha Area Crime Stoppers at 262-656-7333.

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