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Kenosha tactical response team activated after shooter refused to exit house: Police

The suspect eventually surrendered peacefully, Kenosha police said.
Kenosha Police
Posted at 8:28 PM, Jul 29, 2021

KENOSHA — A Kenosha County tactical response team was deployed after a shooter ran into a house and refused to come out. But some time later the suspect surrendered peacefully, Kenosha police said.

KPD said over social media that around 5 p.m. Thursday Kenosha police officers were near the 5500 block of 22nd Avenue when they heard gunshots. The officers then saw the shooter run into a home and refused to exit, according to police.

Kenosha County's tactical response team was activated, but police say the suspect then surrendered peacefully.

Kenosha PD released more information Friday, writing "A 20 year old Kenosha resident was taken into custody and is being held at the Kenosha County Jail. Expected charges of 1st degree recklessly endangering safety and felon in possession of a firearm will be referred to the Kenosha County District Attorney. The suspect will not be named until charges have been submitted."

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