RACINE — A 43-year-old man was arrested after allegedly pointing a compound bow at police officers on Saturday night, prompting an officer to fire his duty weapon at the man, the Racine Police Department said in a news release Sunday afternoon.
The incident was the second officer-involved shooting in seven days in Racine County.
The most recent incident occurred in the 1900 block of Erie Street at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday, after police responded to a report of a domestic disturbance. According to Racine police, a five-year veteran of the department fired his weapon one time but did not strike the suspect.
After the officer fired, the suspect surrendered, police said. The suspect has not been identified.
The officer has been placed on administrative leave as the investigation continues, police said. The Racine Police Department said Sunday that it is handling the investigation.
“Since the shooting did not result in a fatality, an outside agency is not required to do the investigation,” a press release stated.
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Second in a week
This incident follows a fatal shooting that occurred on Aug. 18, in which a Caledonia police officer shot and killed 38-year-old Racine man Jared R. Nelson after Nelson allegedly attacked the officer with “an edged weapon.”
That investigation is ongoing and is being led by the Racine Police Department.
To share information
The Racine Police Department is requesting anyone with knowledge of the incident to share any additional information by contacting the Racine Police Department Investigations Unit at 262-635-7756. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 262-636-9330 or by using the p3 app.
Today's mugshots: Aug. 23
These are images of people charged with a crime in Racine County. Booking photos are provided by Racine County law enforcement officials. A defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty and convicted.
Marshall T. Andrews
Marshall T. Andrews, 400 block of Three Miles Road, Racine, possession of narcotic drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia.
Eric J. Brannon
Eric J. Brannon, 3200 block of Republic Avenue, Racine, throw or discharge bodily fluids at public safety worker, resisting an officer, disorderly conduct.
Elijah M. Campbell
Elijah M. Campbell, 4100 block of Walsh Road, racine, misdemaenor theft, felony bail jumping.
Fahim A. Flanagan
Fahim A. Flanagan, 4600 block of Byrd Avenue, Racine, robbery with use of force, take vehicle without owner's consent by use or threat of force, second degree recklessly endangering safety, disorderly conduct, operating without a license.
Mykeshia S. Howze
Mykeshia S. Howze, 4300 block of Durand Avenue, Racine, threat to a law enforcement officer, resisting an officer, disorderly conduct.
Marquis D. Jones
Marquis D. Jones, 2300 block of Grove Avenue, Racine, strangulation and suffocation, disorderly conduct, misdemeanor battery.
Torrance L. McClain
Torrance L. McClain, 2100 block of Oregon Street, Racine, possession of THC, resisting an officer, possession of drug paraphernalia.
Anthony Brooks, 500 block of 16th Street, Racine, operate motor vehicle while revoked, misdemeanor bail jumping.
William Cruz, Tampa, Fla., obstructing an officer.
Heidi E. Mayer
Heidi E. Mayer, 1900 block of Kremer Avenue, Racine, possession of drug paraphernalia.
Lee J. White
Lee J. White, 1400 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Drive, Racine, misdemeanor bail jumping.