17-year-old Racine man under arrest after shooting at group of people, injuring one
17-year-old Javion Wooden of Racine is facing multiple charges including First Degree Attempted Homicide and First Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety following a shooting in Racine on Thursday night.
A Racine Police Officer approached the intersection of Carlisle Ave and St. Patrick Street after hearing several shots fired in the area, shortly after 8 p.m. on Thursday evening.
The officer observed a person, later identified as Javion Wooden, actively shooting from the northeast corner of Carlisle Ave/St. Patrick St.
Wooden then fled the scene with a silver and black handgun in his right hand as he was running. Wooden ignored the officer's commands to stop running, still with the handgun in his hand.
Other responding officers joined the chase and gave Wooden verbal commands for him to show his hands while at gunpoint. Wooden was then taken into custody.
According to the criminal complaint, one person was struck by gunfire from Wooden.
The victim told police that Wooden approached the house he was at because "someone was trying to fight a sister." Wooden allegedly swung at another person and people then came out of a home on Carlisle and a large fight broke out. The victim was standing on the porch when he heard two shots and felt pain in his legs and blood on the back of his leg.
Wooden told police, "they were jacking with me so I pulled out my gun."
Wooden will have his preliminary hearing on July 26th.