RACINE, WI– A shootout between two people during a battle at noon Monday led to a Racine Police Squad, which was inhabited by a detective, being caught in the crossfire.
The shooting occurrence taken place in the 1400 block of 11th St. The team automobile was struck numerous times, but the officer received just scratches when the glass broke. The officer did not return fire, according to a news release by the Racine Police Department.
At the time of the incident, the officer was investigating an unrelated event when a civil disturbance broke out. They both displayed handguns and shot at one another. The investigator, who remained in his squad at the time, was between both of them. Throughout the shootout, the bullets struck the cars and truck, the glass shattered and scratched the officer.
“The detective exited his squad and determined himself as an officer at which point one celebration ran, and the other dropped their handgun and was taken into custody,” journalism release reads.
Authorities with the Racine Police Department are still investigating the incident. One suspect is in custody, and the other individual is still at-large.
Racine Police detectives are interested in any additional info that anybody may have about this criminal activity. Any witnesses, or residents with info, are urged to call the Racine Police Department Investigations Unit at ( 262 ) 635-7756.
Those who want to stay anonymous might call Crime Stoppers by phone at(262) 636-9330, or through the Crime Stoppers app by using the p3 app.
All media questions regarding this incident must be directed to my attention at (262) 635-7722.
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