Police respond for possible shooting, woman arrested for battery to EMT’s

police lightsMonique A Neal, 34 , of Racine has been charged with three counts of Battery to Emergency Rescue Worker, Resisting or Obstructing an Officer, Disorderly Conduct and was given a $1,000 cash bond today in Racine Circuit Court. Her preliminary hearing is scheduled for August 13th.

According to the criminal complaint, on August 1, 2015 at 10:24 p.m., Racine Police were dispatched to Martin Luther King and State Streets for a possible gunshot victim. Witnesses reported that a woman was standing next to an SUV covered in blood and screaming and that another party may have run from the scene.

Upon arrival of police, rescue workers were already removing the defendant from the SUV, the criminal complaint stated that she was covered in blood, hysterical and could not answer any questions and was bleeding profusely from a wound to her head. The defendant was transported and according to police right before they arrived at the hospital he witnessed the defendant stand up in the rescue squad and began striking Racine Fire Department EMT’s. Police were able to restrain her after the ambulance stopped.

The complaint states that the defendant told police that she had been with a family member at a party, in the area of Martin Luther King and Kewanee, she vaguely remembered driving away in her SUV with a named party before everything went “boom” and she couldn’t remember anything else. Medical personnel stated that the wound on the defendants head was non-life threatening and was medically cleared.