Man dies from gunshot wound, one person taken into custody

Man dies from gunshot wound, one person taken into custody


RACINE — One man has died from a gunshot wound and Racine police have another individual in custody in relation to an incident Friday night.

At 8:21 p.m. Friday, police responded to a call of shots fired near the 900 block of Walnut Street and found a 54-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his leg. Life-saving measures were performed at the scene; the man was transported to Ascension All Saints Hospital but died there as a result of the wound.

Police have a “person of interest” in custody related to this incident but the investigation is ongoing.

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.

This report will be updated as more information becomes available.

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