RACINE - Racine police were called for a shots fired incident in the 900 block of Walnut Street just before 8:30 p.m. on Friday.
On the scene officers located a 54-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the leg.
Life saving measures were attempted and the victim was taken to Ascension Hospital where he later died from his injuries.
Police say a person of interest was taken into custody and this incident is still under investigation.
Racine police investigators are interested in any information someone might have about this crime.
Any witnesses or people with information are urged to call the Racine Police Department Investigations Unit at (262) 635-7756.
Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (262) 636-9330.