Kenosha man dead following accidental shooting in parking lot

CREATED May 21, 2014 - UPDATED: May 22, 2014

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UPDATE: The victim of the shooting has been identified as Kaven Stewart, 32, of Kenosha, according to Kenosha police. Stewart later succumbed to his injury as a result.


KENOSHA - Three area schools were locked down after a Kenosha man accidentally shot himself in a parking lot Wednesday afternoon, police confirmed.

It happened just before 3:00 p.m. in the parking lot of the Shalom Center near 18th Ave. and 62nd St. The man accidentally shot himself in a car with two other passengers. None of the passengers were injured.

As a precaution, Brass Community School, Frank Elementary School, Kenosha School of Technology Enhanced Curriculum, and Lincoln Middle School were all locked down. Each school was on lockdown for less than an hour, and all lockdowns have since been lifted.

Police say there is no threat to the public. There's no word yet on the man's condition.