19-year-old suspect involved in shooting barricaded himself in residence, causing a lockdown at a Kenosha school
KENOSHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Kenosha Police Department responded to a call regarding a shooting that took place last night near 23rd and Grange around 10:30 p.m.
The victim was transported to a local hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. According to police, the victim is in stable condition.
On Friday, Sept. 22, officers responded to a residence near 8th and Sheridan, after receiving information that the suspect in the shooting was at that location. The suspect is a 19-year-old Kenosha resident. The suspect was observed at the location but refused to surrender by barricading himself in the residence.
The incident was in close proximity to an area middle school. The police contacted Kenosha Unified staff and the school went on lockdown as a precaution.
According to police, the Kenosha Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team responded to the scene, while negotiators made phone contact with suspect. The negotiator was in contact with the suspect for over an hour and was receiving limited cooperation.
Police said the resident went outside the home and did not follow commands. A foam was deployed in striking the suspect in the thigh, allowing officers to take him into custody. The suspect was treated by on scene medical staff and transported to a local hospital.
The investigation remains open and active.