Man arrested after shooting cars in Racine, fleeing from police

Racine Police Officers responded to the area of Packard and 17th street in Racine for a shots fired call on April 18th.

Upon arrival, officers determined that two cars parked in the 1600 block of Packard sustained gunshot damage. 

According to the criminal complaint, an investigator observed the red Chrysler Pacifica that witnesses identified as the vehicle from where the shots were fired out of. Officers attempted to initiate a stop of the vehicle by activating emergency lights and sirens. The car spend away and a pursuit through residential neighborhoods started.

The vehicle drove through multiple controlled intersections without stopping and continued through an alley.

Three individuals exited the car near DeKoven Ave and ran. The car rolled forward until it hit a light poll.

Officers put the car in park and located a silver revolver with four fired casings, a large number of loose plastic baggies commonly associated with packaging illegal drugs, and a pair of gloves.

Officers pursued one of the individuals that fled from the car. The suspect was taken into custody after running through several yards and jumping several fences.

The suspect admitted to being in the car and now faces Recklessly Endangering Safety, Obstructing an Officer, and Possession of a Firearm by a Felon charges.

There is currently no information available on the other suspects. 

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