Racine birthday party ends in gunfire

Posted at 11:45 AM, Mar 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-12 12:45:12-05

Three people were injured Friday night after a birthday party in Racine ended in gunfire.

Officers were called to the  George Bray Community Center at 924 Center St. shortly before midnight after receiving reports of a large fight inside the facility.

Witnesses said several shots were fired and police discovered three people suffering from injuries.

Police say the victims, 16- and 20-year-old females and a 23-year-old male, were rushed to a local hospital.

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  • The teen was later transported by Flight for Life to Children’s Hospital for treatment of her injuries.

    Police did not say what’s believed to have sparked the incident.

    Anyone with information is asked to call the Racine Police Department Investigations Unit at (262) 635-7756, Crimestoppers at (262) 636-9330 or text 274637 (CRIMES). Text messages should begin with RACS.