KENOSHA, Wisc. — One victim was confirmed dead and three others were injured after a shooting that happened in Kenosha shortly before 4:00 a.m. on this morning, according to the Kenosha Police Department on Twitter.
Police said in an update on Monday the homicide victim is Breon T. Gates, a 27-year-old man from Illinois. Police are not releasing the names of the other victims. Their conditions have improved, and they remain in the hospital.
The shooting took place at the 1700 block of 52nd Street.
Of the three injured victims, one is in critical condition, one is in serious condition and one has non-life threatening injuries.
Shortly before 4:00am KPD responded to a shooting with multiple victims in the 1700 blk of 52nd Street. KPD remains on scene investigating. There is 1 confirmed fatality, 2 victims in serious condition and 1 with non life threatening injuries.— Kenosha Police Dept. (@KenoshaPolice) January 1, 2022
The victims included two 27-year-old males, one 23-year-old male and a 24-year-old female. All three are believed to be residents of Illinois, according to the Kenosha Police Department.
The Kenosha Police stated in their tweet that they do not believe this was a random act of violence. There isn't a suspect in custody, but the Kenosha Police do not believe there is a threat to the community.
Anyone having any information regarding this incident is urged to call the Kenosha Police Department’s
Detective Bureau at 262-605-5203. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call the Kenosha Area
Crime Stoppers at 262-656-7333
This story is on-going and will be updated as more information comes out.