RACINE — A 20-year-old man is dead after a shooting at about 1 a.m. Saturday at the Marathon gas station at 3024 Rapids Drive.
Marathon gas station, 3024 Rapids Drive, is shown early in the afternoon Saturday, about 12 hours after a man who later died was shot there, a…
Upon arrival, Racine Police Department officers located the man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, according to a news release from the department. The victim was then transported to the hospital, where he died.
No suspect is in custody in connection to the shooting, according to police. It is an ongoing investigation.
Any witnesses or citizens with information are urged to call the police department’s Investigations Unit at 262-635-7756. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 262-636-9330.
The homicide is at least the third in the City of Racine this year:
- Shavale Powell, 18, has been charged with first-degree reckless homicide and two counts of child abuse in the Feb. 14 death of his infant son in a residence on LaSalle Street.
- Dontrell “Trell” Bush, a 17-year-old Horlick High School student, was fatally shot on May 7 in the 3400 block of Clairmont Street, not far from his home. Joshua D. Daniel, 18, has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide in Bush’s death.
According to the Racine Police Department, Racine suffered 10 homicides in 2019 and five in 2020.
Kenosha County has seen a significant increase in violence in 2021.
An 18-year-old was killed just after midnight Friday inside an apartment Friday off the 2000 block of 89th Street in Kenosha, the ninth murder in Kenosha County so far in 2021; Kenosha County usually only experiences 5-7 killings a year.