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16-year-old killed in Racine, 15-year-old arrested

Racine police did not say what led to the shooting.
Racine Police
Posted at 1:29 PM, Aug 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-15 15:30:01-04

RACINE — The Racine Police Department is investigating after a teen was shot and killed Friday evening.

The shooting happened shortly before 8:30 p.m. near Case and De Koven. When police arrived, they found a 16-year-old Quentin Smith in a driveway with a gunshot wound.

Smith was taken to a hospital and airlifted to Milwaukee. He then succumbed to his injuries.

Racine police said on Saturday, that officials developed a suspect in the case. A 15-year-old boy was arrested for first-degree intentional homicide.

A GoFundMe has been set up to help Smith's family cover funeral expenses. Click here to donate.

Officials said the investigation into this shooting is ongoing, and they are asking anyone with information to contact the Racine Police Department at 262-635-7756 or Crime Stoppers at 262-636-9330.

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