An overnight homicide in Yorkville led Racine County Sheriff’s deputies to the 9300 block of Florence in Sturtevant Sunday morning.
According to a press release from RCSO, deputies responded at 2 a.m. Sunday to reports of shots fired in the 16000 block of Highway A (Plank Road). An adult victim was reportedly taken by rescue to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Shortly before noon Sunday, officers from Sturtevant were on scene in the 9300 block of Florence with RCSO deputies to take a possible suspect into custody. Patch received messages from readers about the incident, and the basic details were confirmed by Sturtevant Police Chief Sean Marschke.
From what we know, officers were sitting in unmarked cars near the suspect’s home when he exited the house. Deputies converged on the suspect and took him into custody without incident.
By early Sunday afternoon, the RCSD executed a search warrant on the residence, presumably for evidence related to homicide in Yorkville.
Marschke did say the suspect in this case has had prior contact with the Sturtevant Police Department.
The suspect’s name has not yet been released. Patch has calls into RCSD, and we will update this story when we have more information.
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