RACINE, Wis. - A girl was shot in Racine Sunday morning, Jan. 8, and police said a boy was arrested and held in juvenile detention for attempted homicide.
The shooting happened shortly before noon in the area of 21st Street and S. Memorial Drive. The 14-year-old victim was airlifted to Milwaukee for medical treatment after being shot multiple times. Police said she is conscious and in stable but serious condition.
Police arrested a 14-year-old boy and are looking into what led to the gunfire. The two juveniles know each other but are not related.
Anyone with information is asked to please contact Racine police 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.