July 4th Sheboygan shooting suspect turns self in, police say

Lemarr Washington Jr. Photo courtesy: Sheboygan Scanner

Sheboygan police say a man wanted for a Fourth of July shooting turned himself in Saturday, July 9.

Authorities had been looking for 22-year-old Lemarr Washington after the shooting near 10th and Michigan late Monday night.

Upon arrival at the shooting scene, officers found a 40-year-old Sheboygan man with a gunshot wound to his abdomen. Police said the incident began as an argument between two groups of people.

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Police officers and Sheboygan Fire Department paramedics rendered aid, and the victim was eventually taken to a Milwaukee area hospital for treatment.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Sheboygan Police Department at 920-459-3333. Anonymous tips can be submitted through Sheboygan Countywide Crime Stoppers at cufthem.com or 877-CUF-THEM (877-283-8436).