Three shot outside Racine bar Sunday morning, suspect in custody

NOW: Three shot outside Racine bar Sunday morning, suspect in custody

Updated 10:00 a.m. on July 23, 2018

RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Racine Police confirm that they have taken one person into custody following a shooting at a bar over the weekend.

Police say the victims were a 30-year-old woman, a 37-year-old man, and a 47-year-old man. None of their injuries appear to be life-threatening, police confirm.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Racine Police investigators are interested in any additional information that anyone may have about this crime. Any witnesses, or citizens with information, are urged to call the Racine Police Department Investigations Unit at (262) 635-7756.


Updated 9:38 a.m. on July 22, 2018

RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A shooting wounded three people at a Racine bar early Sunday morning.

According to police, it happened just outside a spot known as Sleepy's Tropical Paradise on Douglas Avenue around 2 a.m.

Despite having a sign on the door stating no firearms are allowed inside, that didn't stop the three individuals from getting shot, right out front.

CBS 58 spoke with one of their relatives.

"My cousin was out here shot last night, but he's okay,” said Christopher Williams. The person I talked to said it wasn't life-threatening, everybody was okay."

The circumstances leading up to the gunfire, aren’t exactly known.

"I couldn't put my finger on it. It had to be something in the streets," Williams added.

It's not the first time there has been trouble at Tropical Paradise. Back in March, a fight led to an officer-involved shooting of a 32-year-old man.

A few steps away across the street at Deliverance Crusaders Church, pastor Apostle-Howard Fleming said the community needs healing.

"A bullet don't have no name on it,” he said. “Whatever it go, it gonna go in the direction…even in the air, it still falls on you, so that bothers me."

At last check, authorities said no one has been arrested.


RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Three people have been taken to the hospital following a shooting outside the Tropical Paradise in Racine. 

The condition of the victims is not available at this time.  

According to the Racine Police Department, the shooting happened sometime after 2 AM Sunday morning.  

The Police say the shooting happened outside the bar at Douglas Avenue and St. Patrick Street. 

The circumstances surrounding the shooting are still being investigated and the Police are searching for suspects.

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