In regards to the shooting incident in Somers that occurred early April 18,2021, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s department announced at 4 p.m. that a suspect is in custody. This person will be criminally charged with a count of first degree intentional homicide with additional criminal charges to follow pending further investigation. The KSD states that there is no threat to the community at this time.
There were six shooting victims and at least one possible unknown shooting victim. Three male are dead, and three males have been hospitalized with gunshot wounds.
Kenosha County Sheriff’s department continues to investigate this incident. This has been a collaborative effort involving dozens of law enforcement officers from seven different agencies and eight fire departments. It is a complex investigation involves several crime scenes.
Detectives and other involved law enforcement officers have conducted numerous interviews and collected a great deal of evidence from the crime scenes including the impounding of several vehicles. Detectives have followed up on multiple leads and gathered surveillance video evidence during extensive neighborhood canvasses. KSD detectives and crime scene technicians continue to process the crime scenes.
Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact the KSD at 262-605-5100 or anonymously to the Kenosha County Crime Stoppers at 262-656-7333.
Find up to date information on this Kenosha Sheriff Department page.