Monday, July 18, 2005

Three Killed in Shootings in Racine, Wis.

Shots Fired in Parking Lot in Racine, Wis., Leave Three People Dead, Four Wounded
RACINE, Wisconsin — Shots fired in a parking lot near several bars killed three men and wounded four other people, and officers were looking for suspects, police said Monday.
The deaths brought the number of people killed in Racine so far this year to 10, double last year's total. Racine, a city of about 82,000, has not had a double-digit homicide total in at least 10 years.A patrolling officer heard several gunshots early Sunday and traced them to a municipal parking lot where he found a large group of people, including gang members, police said.


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