Jose V. Torres,has died as a result of injuries sustained in an incident that occurred on September 14. This case is now ruled a homicide and the investigation is ongoing. No arrests have been made at this time.
On Wednesday, September 14, 2016, at 1:59pm, Officers responded to the 1600 block of Holmes Ave. for a report of a shooting. On arrival, Officers located a scene and a victim. The victim was transported to the Wheaton Franciscan Medical Center. At this time there is no update on the victim’s condition. The victim is a 36 year old male. Investigators are currently working on this incident and no other information is being released at this time. Racine Police investigators are interested in any additional information that anyone may have about this crime. Any witnesses, or citizens with information, are urged to call the Racine Police Department Investigations Unit at (262) 635-7756. Those who wish to remain anonymous may contact Crime stoppers at (262) 636-9330, or text 274637 (CRIMES). Text message should begin with RACS. All media inquiries regarding this incident should be directed to my attention at (262) 635-7772.