22 year-old Racine man charged with attempted 1st-degree intentional homicide

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Brent Dzbinski-RCJ

Brent Dzbinski-RCJ

Brent K Dzbinski, 22 of Racine has been charged with attempted 1st-Degree Intentional Homicide, five counts of 1st-Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety, and one count of Possession of Firearm by Felon in connection with the shooting that happened September 12 in the 1700 block of High Street. He made his initial appearance today in court and was given $75,000 cash bond. His next appearance is scheduled for on September 26, 2013 for a preliminary hearing.

According to the criminal complaint Racine Police responded for a shots fired called on September 12 at 1:30 a.m. Witnesses indicate that on September 12, 2013, at approximately 1:30 a.m., he was on the front porch of the residence at in the 1700 block of High. He states that he had been sitting outside on the front steps of the home when a blue Volvo containing three people drove up in front of the house. He indicates that the front passenger in the vehicle, a person he recognized as the suspect, someone who he has known for many years, and that after the suspect got out of the front passenger seat of the vehicle, he pulled a long gun from out of the vehicle. The witness states that he yelled to the defendant, “No, you’re not going to do that here!” but that he then heard the defendant chamber a round in the gun, and that as he turned to run, he heard three shots being fired. He further states that he froze in place when he heard the shots being fired and felt glass in the breaking front window hitting his face, prompting him to then run from the front porch and around to the rear of the home. He further states that after the firing of the shots, the vehicle then sped off northbound.

A further checking revealed that at the time the shots were fired, going into the front window of the home, there were six people inside of the house including children. No one inside the house was injured, however.

Officers, upon arriving at the scene, saw that the front picture window of the residence had numerous holes, and Officers with the Racine Police Department located three shotgun shells, which were lying in the roadway along the curb. These shotgun shells had been discharged.

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