Update-Sturtevant Police and Racine County Sheriff’s respond for suicidal party

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UPDATE-At 4:30 entry was made into the residence and the subject was located. Subject was taken into custody by Sturtevant PD and transported to the hospital for medical and mental evaluation. Name of suspect is not available at this time.

Sturtevant-On Friday, 10/16/15, at 10:04 hours the Racine County Communications Center received a 911 call reference a suicidal subject in the 4100 block of CTH H.

Sturtevant Police and Racine County Sheriff’s Office responded to find the subject barricaded in the residence. Racine County Sheriff Office SWAT and Crisis Negotiators were dispatched.

Both agencies are currently on scene. This is not a hostage situation as only the suicidal subject is in the residence.

More information will be provided as the situation develops.

Sheriff Christopher Schmaling and Chief Sean Marschke
by Lt. Steven Sikora