RACINE COUNTY, WI. (THECOUNT) — Terrance Blair, the owner of Chester’s Chicken and the newly opened Mr. Kool Sports Bar in Racine County, Wisconsin, was shot dead Sunday morning outside his business. He was 42.
Blair was killed and a 28-year-old woman suffered non-life threatening injuries following a shooting that happened at the establishment overnight.
The incident occurred in the parking lot area near the bar, located in the 1300 block of Washington Avenue in Racine, around 2:40 a.m. Sunday morning.
The bar had only been open for two days.
Officials with the Racine Police Department said a suspect had been taken into custody, reports racinecountyeye.
Blair owned the bar and Chester’s Chicken. His wife, “Yolanda” Yogi Edwards, posted a video after the incident talking about what happened.
Edwards said in the video that she tried to break up a fight between two women. Blair told Edwards to get back in the bar, but she wanted to make sure one of the women had a ride home. When one of the women was shot, they also shot Blair in the mouth.
“My husband died trying to save me…,” Yogi said in the video. “It’s some love story, huh. We met at Kool’s, and we ended at Kool’s.”
Officials with the Racine Police Department have not released the suspect’s name in the shooting.
Anyone with possible information on the case should contact police at 911.
Geo quick facts: Racine County is a county located in southeastern Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, its population was 195,408, making it the fifth-most populous county in Wisconsin. Its county seat is Racine. The county was founded in 1836, then a part of the Wisconsin Territory – Wikipedia.