Kenosha Police Investigate Triple-Homicide; Two Critically Injured in Incident
KENOSHA, WI (AP & WLIP) Update:
Three people were killed and two others critically wounded in a shooting at a home on Kenosha’s northside.
Police believe the shooter is among the dead. Kenosha police say the shooting late Tuesday in a home on 40th Place near Kennedy Park appears to have been domestic.
Officers dispatched to the scene found three people dead inside the home.
Police said Wednesday that 35-year-old Luz Pizarro-Perez and a 14-year-old boy were critically injured but survived.
The dead include 18-year-old Marian Pizzaro and 17-year-old Sebastian Perez-Alvarez.
Police say the suspected shooter, 24-year-old Jostin Gutierrez-Pagan, was also found shot dead.
Kenosha Mayor John Antaramian released a statement as Kenosha’s homicide total reached 12 for the year.
He said “…two-thirds of the cases have been results of domestic violence. The current hardships people are facing – including the pandemic – seems to have escalated conflict in some households.”
Authorities urge anyone dealing with mental wellness or other stress-related conditions to call the local crisis hotline at 262-657-7188.
Additionally Women and Children’s Horizons offers help for those dealing with domestic violence at 262-652-9900.
Kenosha Police are on the scene of a triple homicide that left two others severely injured.
It happened late last evening in the 6-hundred block of 40th Place on the city’s northside near Kennedy Park.
One of the injured was Flown By Flight for Life to a Milwaukee hospital while the other is hospitalized locally.
Both are in critical condition.
Police say this is an isolated incident and there’s no threat to the community.
The circumstances surrounding the shootings remain unknown. No identities have been released and police continue to collect evidence from the scene. We’ll have more information as it becomes available.
We are not actively seeking any suspects. This was not a police involved shooting. Victims ages and identities are not being released at this time. A police presence remains on scene conducting investigative and evidence work.
— Kenosha Police Dept. (@KenoshaPolice) October 20, 2021