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Police: 13-year-old boy taken into custody for shooting gun at Sheboygan home

Updated: 8:46 p.m. on April 3, 2020

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Police say a second 13-year-old boy has also been taken into custody and will be referred to the District Attorney's Office for party to the crime or recklessly endangering safety.

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Posted: 12:54 p.m. on April 3, 2020

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Police took a 13-year-old boy into custody for allegedly firing a gun at a home in Sheboygan. 

Police said around 12:45 a.m. Friday, April 3, the department received numerous calls about gunshots in the area of North 11th Street and Logan Avenue. Upon arrival, police found evidence of three rounds being fired into the front of a home.

The home was occupied at the time of the shooting. Thankfully, no one was injured. 

Officers were able to identify the suspect as a 13-year-old Sheboygan boy. He was taken into custody and placed in secure custody at the Sheboygan County Juvenile Detention Center.

Police later located the firearm used in the incident. 

This is an ongoing investigation as police are seeking a motive.

The Sheboygan Police Department considers any crime involving a weapon very serious and encourages citizens who own firearms to secure them at all times when not in use.

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PhilipSchwigel 57 days ago
Folks are suppose to be sheltering in their homes to prevent the spread of the Corona Virus, not out shooting up the neighborhood. 13 years old? Where were his parents? Very happy nobody was injured. People look at the States death Toll from the Corona Virus. It goes up every day. I suppose you' s will really get made when they start picking you wanders & disbelievers up off the streets & place you in secure detention facilities until this Virus is done doing it damage. Stay at home, inside. Stop shooting up the neighborhood, that's how innocent people get hurt & killed.
Homer 57 days ago
These youngsters could use a little discipline, Singapore style....

Followed by demerits and a Timeout... for curfew violation... 13 year olds running around outside at 12:45AM. What were they thinking?

Lawrence 58 days ago
Not far from and same age range as the two boys who murdered one's grandmother in her home.
Paape and Barbeau.
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