"What happened?" Racine police investigate homicide; man died at hospital

RACINE -- Racine police on Sunday, May 7th were called out to the scene of a fatal shooting at Memorial and Winslow.

Police said around 5:00 p.m., 20-year-old Harry Canady Jr. was shot at this location. He was taken to the hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries.


FOX6 News spoke with a neighbor, who said he went to the store with his son just before the shooting. When he returned, his neighborhood was covered in crime scene tape.

He said he just moved to the area from the west side of Chicago, and said this was the second shooting in just four months in the area. He said he's surprised by how much violence takes place in his neighborhood, especially considering how close this shooting scene was to a school and church.

"It's kind of quiet down here. This is kind of like, 'whoa, what?' This will bring the whole community outside like, 'what happened?'" James Patterson said.

FOX6 News spotted Racine Police Department's "Major Crimes Unit" van parked at the scene, as this investigation continues.

Racine police investigators are interested in any additional information that anyone may have about this crime. 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 Crimestoppers at (262) 636-9330, or text 274637 (CRIMES). Text messages should begin with RACS.

Police are classifying this case as an "active and ongoing homicide investigation."

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