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LaSalle Street shooting

Onlookers, mourners and neighbors congregate at the corner of LaSalle and High streets Monday night as police investigate a homicide in the 1700 block of LaSalle Street.

RACINE — The Racine Police Department has identified 32-year-old Racine resident Marcellus Martinez as the man who was shot and killed Monday night on the 1700 block of LaSalle Street.

Witnesses said that Martinez was either sitting in or standing next to a car at about 9 p.m. Monday when somebody approached Martinez and shot him multiple times at close range.

The entire 1700 block of LaSalle Street was closed off by police for more than an hour Monday night as they investigated.

More information will be added to this story as it becomes available.

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