Kenosha car theft, girl shot, flighted to Children's

A girl was shot during a car theft at a gas station in Kenosha Friday, July 16 around 5:30 p.m.

Police said someone left the vehicle running and unattended at the gas station near 50th Street and Sheridan Road.

That's when police said a juvenile stole the car.

As the girl drove away, the owner fired shots, striking the girl.

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The girl was taken to Children's Wisconsin via Flight for Life.

Police said one person was taken into custody.

In an update Sunday, police said the 13-year-old remained hospitalized, and charges will be referred to juvenile court. Kenosha police added the shooter remains in custody on a charge of first-degree recklessly endangering safety.


Courtesy: Mark Martin Sr.