Police found the man -- with a gun in his hand -- and ordered him to drop the weapon. Officers say that is when they fired at the suspect. Police say the man was struck and received a non-life threatening injury. He was taken into custody after being treated at an area hospital.
Racine Police have put the officer on administrative leave, pending the outcome of an investigation.
Racine Police investigators are interested in any additional information that anyone may have
about this crime. Any witnesses, or citizens with information, are urged to call the Racine Police
Department Investigations Unit at (262) 635-7756.
Police have not released any other information at this time.
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