Kenosha Woman Facing Murder Charges After Fatal Shooting of Waukegan Woman Early Monday

Nicole Maise homicide suspect

Nicole M. Maise, age 27, of Kenosha, Wisconsin woman was apprehended Tuesday night in Kenosha County, and is facing a first-degree murder charge following the fatal shooting of Waukegan woman, Ciera Q. Davis, age 24, about 4:30 am. Monday morning.

Police announced Thursday that Nicole M. Maise, of Kenosha, also faces a charge of aggravated battery with a firearm in connection with the homicide of Ciera Q. Davis. After Maise was taken into custody Tuesday night in Kenosha on a $3 million warrant, she waited for extradition to Illinois.

Police Davis died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds she suffered about 4:30 a.m. She was transported to a local hospital before police and firefighter/paramedics arrived Monday shortly after an altercation with shots fired outside a house party in the block of 1600 11th Street in Waukegan.

Waukegan police have not said what caused the confrontation or what led them to discover Maise was a suspect. Waukegan police said Thursday that detectives are still piecing together the events of the homicide and additional information will be released as it becomes available. Waukegan police initially released information about the shooting homicide at 9:05 a.m. Monday morning, June 5, 2017, less than five hours after the shooting.

Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department listed an extensive criminal history for a woman named Nicole M. Maise.




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Nicole Maise homicide suspect