Racine shooting; girl shot, boy arrested

Racine Police Department

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.

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