Update: Man shot in head Sunday morning has died

Update: Man shot in head Sunday morning has died


RACINE — A 39-year-old Racine man was shot in the head just after 3 a.m. Sunday and died the same day at Froedtert Hospital of Wauwatosa, according to Racine police.

According to Racine Police Sgt. Adam Malacara, at 3:06 a.m. Racine Police responded to the 1900 block of Mead Street for a report of someone being shot. A man was located with a gunshot wound to his head.

The victim was transported to Ascension All Saints Hospital, then to Froedtert via Flight for Life. He was first reported to be on life support, but at 3 p.m. police reported the man had died.

The shooting victim was identified as 39-year-old Vontrell Turner, according to a Racine Police news release issued Monday morning.

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 Crime Stoppers by phone at (262) 636-9330, or through the Crime Stoppers app by using the p3 app.

Crime Report (July 16-17, 2019)

Here are the crime stories published online and in the print product of the Kenosha News July 16-17, 2019.


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