Police search for 15-year-old ‘person of interest’ in shooting of girl and her mother
MicroStockHub/iStock(KENOSHA, Wis.) — A 16-year-old girl and her 39-year-old mother were both shot at a Wisconsin home on Thursday afternoon, authorities said.
The teenager, identified as Kaylie Juga, died at the residence in Kenosha, some 40 miles south of Milwaukee. Her mother was taken to a local hospital in serious but stable condition, according to the Kenosha Police Department.
No one else was located inside the home at the time.
Authorities believed for a time there was a standoff situation at the home, before later entering and finding the two victims, Milwaukee ABC affiliate WISN-TV reported.
Police have identified a 15-year-old boy as a “person of interest” in the fatal shooting. Detectives believe the boy, who police say had a relationship with Juga, fled the scene.
The boy’s whereabouts were unknown Thursday.
He may be armed with a gun and is considered dangerous, police said.
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