Marinette suspect charged in shooting

MARINETTE, Wis. – A Marinette man has been charged with attempted homicide, among other offenses, in connection to a shooting incident which left another man wounded.

Kenneth Jerome Davis, 50, faces one felony count of attempted intentional homicide-first degree, one felony count of recklessly endangering safety-first degree, one felony count of intimidate witness with threat of force, one felony count of felon possessing a firearm, and one felony count of possession of THC-second offense.

Davis made his initial appearance in Marinette County Circuit Court Thursday. A preliminary hearing in the matter is scheduled for June 16, and cash bail was set at $1 million.

The charges stem from a May 22 incident in Marinette.

At 5:10 p.m., the Marinette Police Department was dispatched to 203 Bay Shore Drive.

Officers made contact at the scene with a 37-year-old man who had sustained a gunshot wound to his right arm.

According to Sgt. Bruce Furst, the man was taken to Bay Area Medical Center for treatment of serious but non-life threatening injuries, then transported to a Green Bay hospital in stable condition.

Witnesses reported seeing Davis flee the scene in a black 2000 Chevrolet Blazer, Furst said.

Davis was located at 7:56 p.m. by a deputy from the Marinette County Sheriff’s Department. The Blazer was stopped on Highway 180 in Porterfield, Wis. and Davis taken into custody.

Officers said a search of his vehicle uncovered a semi-automatic .45 caliber pistol, as well as ammunition magazines, bullets, and spent shell casings.