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U.S. Marshal Shot, Wounded While Serving Warrant in Racine, Wisconsin, Police Say

The Racine Police Department said in a statement on Facebook that the department "can confirm that a Federal Agent was shot during a multi-jurisdictional operation on Clairmont St. within the City of Racine."

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Police say a U.S. marshal was shot and wounded in Racine Wednesday morning.

WTMJ-TV reports the officer was shot in the shoulder while serving a warrant the south side of Racine. Local officers were assisting in serving the warrant.

The Racine Police Department said in a statement on Facebook that the department "can confirm that a Federal Agent was shot during a multi-jurisdictional operation on Clairmont St. within the City of Racine."

"Multiple law enforcement agencies have responded to assist with the incident," police said. "The agent is in stable condition at this time. The scene continues to be active."

Police sent out a message to residents living nearby to remain in their homes until the situation is resolved.

"The Racine Police Department is involved in a critical incident in the area of Sovereign Dr and Biscayne Ave," the police department wrote in a post on Facebook around 9:20 a.m. "Please remain in your homes and away from the area until the situation is resolved."

Officials say neighbors will be notified when it is safe to leave their homes.

No other details were released.

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