Two shot in Kenosha hostage situation

Two people were shot and injured during a hostage situation in Kenosha Monday evening. The suspected shooter is dead.

Police responded to the 1300 block of 56th Street around 9 p.m. for a report of an active shooter. As they approached, officers were shot at by the male suspect and police returned fire.

Police then entered the home after hearing reports of gunshot victims and hostages inside the house with the shooter. According to Kenosha Lt. Joe Nosalik, it is believed there are two gunshot victims; one in critical condition and one in serious condition.

The suspected shooter’s motive is not yet known.