Mount Pleasant Police-23 year-old man shot early Saturday morning

On 2/11/17 at 2:11am officers from the Mount Pleasant Police Department were monitoring pedestrians and traffic in the 2300 block of Mead Street due to a high volume of people leaving several area taverns.  One of the officers reported hearing two “pops” and moments later a male victim was found lying on Mead Street just south of 23rd Street.  The victim, a 23 year old from Racine, suffered gunshot wounds to both legs but was conscious and alert.  He was taken by rescue squad to Wheaton-Ascension Hospital where he remains in stable condition for non-life threatening injuries.  This incident remains under investigation.