Man charged after firing shots during an argument

shotsKirk Duncan Jr., 24, of Racine, was charged Monday afternoon with three counts of discharging a firearm from a vehicle, second degree recklessly endangering safety, possession of a firearm by a felon, carrying a concealed weapon, and misdemeanor bail jumping. He is currently being held on $25,000 cash bond and according to Racine County Jail records he has a hold placed on him from Department of Corrections. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 29th.

According to the criminal complaint, on July 15, 2015 Racine Police responded to a shots fired call at a gas station, located at 1130 Washington Avenue.

Video obtained from the business shows the defendant arguing with two other men in the parking lot. According to the video is shows other people tried to get calm the defendant down. The video shows that the defendant pulled out a weapon and put it back in his waistband. The defendant then got into a vehicle and an older man walked up to the car.

According to the complaint the defendant then pulls out the gun and into air, about one foot away from the man. At that time another vehicle pulls through the parking lot when defendant fires four more shots into the air and then according to video footage points the gun at an SUV. Two of the people allgedly arguing with the defendant were inside the SUV.

The manager of the gas station told police he knew the defendant because he was a customer and knew that where the defendant worked, the complaint states

According to the complaint the defendant was positively ID’d as the person responsible. Members of the Racine Detective Bureau along with the Racine Police SWAT team executed a search warrant on July 16th and took the defendant into custody at his home. A .357 revolver and ammunition was recovered from the residence.