Update: 2:30 p.m.
RACINE, Wis. (AP) — The U.S. Marshals Service says a person who shot and wounded a federal agent in Racine has apparently taken his own life.
Officials say U.S. Marshals Service-led task force was attempting to serve a warrant Wednesday morning when an individual opened fire and one officer was struck.
The Marshals Service says the officer sustained non-life threatening injuries.
A statement from the federal agency said “members of the task force did not fire, but the subject apparently took his own life.”
Racine police say the federal agent was participating in a “multi-jurisdictional” operation.
An emergency alert has been issued in Racine following reports of a shooting involving a federal agent. The agent was shot and is now in stable condition, according to authorities.
The Racine Police Department said the “critical incident” occurred in the 3700 block of Clairmont.
The Police Department continue to ask people to shelter in their homes until they get the ‘all clear’ to leave.
Our partners at TMJ4 are reporting that a US Marshal was shot and wounded while serving a search warrant at a residence located at 3720 Clairmont Street. The shooting occurred around 7 o’clock this morning.
Agencies responding to the incident this morning include the FBI, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Racine Police and the Racine County Sheriff’s Office.
Racine Police and FBI on scene of some sort of incident in Racine near Biscayne Ave and Sovereign Dr pic.twitter.com/yBqIljVB8s— Adriana Mendez (@AdrianaMendez) October 6, 2021