Racine police identify homicide victim


by Lila Carrera

Racine police have now identified the victim in an overnight armed robbery as  Joseph Walker, 47.  The incident is one of nearly 2 dozen robberies in the area this year, but the first to end in a death.

The shooting happened at the American Legion Tavern on Douglas Avenue around 1:30 a.m.

Police say the suspects fled and are asking the community for help in solving the case.

If you have any information, call CrimeStoppers at 262-636-9330. You will remain anonymous.


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