On Wednesday morning, police have yet to reveal the ages or names of the participants, or confirm whether the shooter was among those killed or wounded.
On Wednesday morning, Site 40 was closed between 6th and 7th Avenues as police gathered evidence at the scene. The officers took pictures inside the house, and outside the police collected sealed bags of evidence.
“It breaks my heart,” Old said. Dominic Ruffalo, who was on site and spoke to police outside of the taped area. He noted that as a result of the incident on Tuesday, the total number of murders in the city this year reached 13, which is the highest in his memory. “This violence affects not only families (involved), but everyone in the community.”
While the number of homicides in the city and across the country has increased, the number of shootings and gunfire at Kenosha has actually declined since last year.
Of all the murders in the city this year, more than half were domestic violence.
The area where the shooting took place is usually quiet. In addition to the police tape, neighbors went out on the porch or walked past with their dogs to watch what was happening.
“I didn’t hear any shots or anything else,” said the man, who introduced himself only as Nick. He said his backyard overlooks the house where the shooting took place. He said he heard loud sounds and later heard sirens.