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Delivery Driver Shot and Killed in Racine

UPDATE: The victim in the shooting has been identified as 37-year-old James Norris of Racine. Norris was employed as a delivery driver for the Steak and Lemonade Restaurant. Police confirm he was in the 3900 block of Green Street making a food delivery where he was fatally shot.

Police are still investigating. No arrests have been made.


Racine Police responded to the area of Green Street and Saxony Drive around 11:30 PM Friday for a call of shots fired.

Officers arrived searched the neighborhood and found a male victim who had a gunshot wound.

He was taken to Wheaton Franciscan Emergency Room where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

Police said preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was a restaurant delivery driver who was in the area making a delivery.

Police are asking anyone with information regarding this crime to contact them at 262-635-7756. Crime Stoppers of Racine County may also be contacted with anonymous tip at 262-635-7756.

CBS 58 spoke to one neighbor who said they heard four or five shots and called police.

A different neighbor, referred to by her first name Lavone, says she feels unsafe.

"Now I'm scared for anybody's kid to be sitting out front playing," said Lavone.

She went to the store and arrived back right after the incident happened. She says the block was taped off by police.

"Police were everywhere and I had seen the delivery truck," said Lavone.

The delivery driver was parked on the same side of the road as an apartment complex on Green St. It is unclear whether the building is where he was making the delivery.

A property manager at the apartments says they've been taking steps to keep the block safe. She says they have banned teens from loitering in the yard and buildings.

"Last night when we did our rounds ... no one, none of the kids, teens, nothing was out," said Shaqueta Streeter.

Streeter does not believe anyone from the complex shot the delivery driver.

A group of kids and teens that live in the complex put together a memorial for the delivery driver. They did not know the man.
 

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