Man, 23, Shot in Both Legs in Mount Pleasant

MOUNT PLEASANT - A 23-year-old Racine man has been taken to the hospital after being shot in both legs.

It happened just after 2 a.m. this morning near 23rd and Mead in Mount Pleasant.

Officers from The Mount Pleasant Police Department were in the area monitoring pedestrians and traffic due to a high amount of people leaving several area taverns.

One of the officers reported hearing two pops and moments later a male victim was found lying on Mead Street just south of 23rd Street. 

The victim suffered gunshot wounds to both legs but was conscious and alert. He was taken by rescue squad to a local hospital where he remains in stable condition.

This incident remains under investigation. 

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