Kenosha Co. officials respond to armed suspect near 1st and 69th, area ‘secure’

Updated: 9:16 pm on Jan 16, 2023

UNION GROVE, Wis. (CBS 58) — Deputies from Racine and Kenosha counties responded to Union Grove for a report of an armed suspect Monday evening.

A police source tells CBS 58 that this was an officer-involved shooting and that the suspect was wanted for homicide.

This all happened near the Great Lakes Dragaway track around 4:30 pm

The Kenosha Sheriff’s Department says the area is secure, but remains an active scene.

Published: 5:08 pm on Jan 16, 2023

UNION GROVE, Wis. (CBS 58) — Authorities are asking the public to avoid the area near 1st Street and 69th Drive near the Great Lakes Dragaway.

Deputies are currently assisting the Racine County sheriff with an armed suspect.

Officials say the suspect is contained, but not yet in custody.

The sheriff’s department says the area is not safe, and the public is asked to avoid the area and take alternate routes.

This is a developing story. Stick with CBS 58 for updates on-air and online.

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