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Racine, WI Police Department
Wednesday March 16th, 2022 :: 09:11 a.m. CDT


Press Release

 Racine Police Department
    730 Center Street · Racine Wisconsin, 53403

PHONE NO. (262) 886-2300       FAX. NO. (262) 635-0190
Date: March 14, 2022
No: 20-07
Subject: Shooting
UPDATE (03/16/22): 
The victim, Eugene T. Henderson (14 year old male of Racine), has died as a result of his injuries.  The investigation is still ongoing.
On March 13, 2022 at approximately 2219 hours, officers responded to the area of 20th St. and Mead St. in reference to a shots fired complaint.  A short time later, officers responded to the 1900 block of Racine St. in reference to a male being shot in the head.  The male was the passenger in a stolen vehicle when he was shot.
Information was gathered that the occupants of the stolen vehicle were involved in an altercation with occupants from another vehicle and shots were fired within the 800 block of Eighteenth St.
The victim of the shooting was transported to Ascension Medical Center (3801 Spring St.) and then taken by Flight for Life to Milwaukee.  The victim is in critical condition.
Racine Police investigators are interested in any additional information that anyone may have about this incident.  Any witnesses, or citizens with information, are urged to call the Racine Police Department Investigations Unit at (262) 635-7756.
Those who wish to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers by phone at (262) 636-9330, or through the Crime Stoppers app by using the p3 app. 
All media inquiries regarding this incident should be directed to my attention at (262) 635-7868.
Sgt. Kristi Wilcox
Public Information Officer

Racine, WI Police Department
730 Center St
Racine, WI 53403

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 262-635-7700

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