Multiple people shot, one dead, overnight in downtown Racine

RACINE, Wis (CBS 58) -- According to Racine police, a Mt. Pleasant officer was near the 13th St. and Washington Ave. at around 2:40 a.m. on Sun., May 15 when he abruptly heard screaming and cars leaving the area while emergency calls began coming through to Racine dispatch.

As Racine officers arrived on scene, they discovered a 42-year-old male and a 28-year-old female who had both been shot.

The male victim was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The female victim's wound has been deemed as non-life threatening.

Police say that a suspect has been taken into custody and the investigation is ongoing at this time.

Any witnesses, or people with information are urged to call the Racine Police Department Investigations Unit at (262) 635-7756, otherwise anyone who wishes to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers by phone at (262) 636-9330, or by using the p3 app.

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