Woman Fatally Shot in Wisc. Tavern, Police Search for Suspect

Officials believe the suspect may be in Chicago

View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print

    NEWSLETTERS

    TK
    Kenosha Police Department
    According to Captain Eric Larsen with the Kenosha Police Department, a temporary felony warrant was issued for the arrest of a suspect identified as M.L. Dale in connection with the homicide.

    A 31-year-old woman was fatally shot in a Wisconsin tavern Saturday and police are searching for a suspect who may be in Chicago.

    The shooting took place around 1:45 a.m. Saturday in a tavern in Kenosha in the 2400 block of 52nd Street.

    Police said a man entered a tavern with a pistol and began shooting, striking a 31-year-old woman from Gurnee, Illinois.

    The woman was transported to Kenosha Hospital and Medical Center where she was later pronounced dead.

    The suspect was described as a black male in his 20s, roughly 6 feet tall with medium build.

    According to Captain Eric Larsen with the Kenosha Police Department, a temporary felony warrant was issued for the arrest of a suspect identified as M.L. Dale in connection with the homicide.

    Anyone with information about Dale or the shooting is being asked to call (262) 605-5203.

    "Dale is to be considered armed and dangerous," Larsen said. "The public should not attempt to apprehend him."

    Officials believe Dale may be in Chicago.

    News breaks at inconvenient times.  Download one of the NBCChicago mobile apps and have the news come to you. Watch live streaming newscasts, receive critical push notifications on the go and stay in touch with your city around the clock.