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Kenosha overnight shooting leaves one dead, three injured

KPD identified the man who was killed in the shooting
Posted at 7:51 AM, Jan 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-03 11:05:16-05

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.

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.

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