October 29th, 2014 by milwaukeepolice
The Milwaukee Police Department is investigating a shots fired incident at about 5:40 p.m. on October 28. A 52-year-old off-duty University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee police officer witnessed a vehicle accident near N. 27th Street and W. Capitol Drive. The off-duty officer followed the striking vehicle to the 4300 block of N. 26th Street when a male suspect exited the car and displayed a handgun. The officer began to flee but the suspect fired shots at his vehicle. The officer was not hurt and Milwaukee Police continue to search for the suspect.
October 27th, 2014 by milwaukeepolice
Milwaukee Police are currently investigating a homicide which happened on October 27, 2014 in the 2800 block of N. 12th Street at about 12:25 p.m. Officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert and located at the scene the victim, a 24 year old male from Milwaukee, who had been shot. Life saving efforts by responding officers and the Milwaukee Fire Department were unsuccessful and the victim died at the scene from his injuries. The department currently has no one in custody regarding this incident and the investigation is ongoing.
October 24th, 2014 by milwaukeepolice
Milwaukee Police are investigating a shooting that happened on October 24, 2014 at about 12:15am in the 600 block of W. Atkinson Avenue. The victim, a 27-year-old male from Milwaukee, reported that he was shot after hearing gunfire outside a nearby tavern. The victim was driven to a local hospital for medical treatment of his non-life threatening injuries. There are no suspects in custody and the investigation is ongoing.
October 22nd, 2014 by milwaukeepolice
Milwaukee Police are investigating a shooting of a 20-year-old Milwaukee man in a residence in the 4800 block of W. Fairmount Avenue at 2:40 p.m. on October 22. The victim was conveyed to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Investigators believe the shooting was drug related. There are no suspects in custody and the investigation is ongoing.
October 10th, 2014 by milwaukeepolice
Milwaukee Police are investigating a shooting that happened in the 3100 block of W. Hopkins Street shortly after 10 a.m. on October 10. A 24-year-old Milwaukee man was shot outside of a business. He was conveyed to a local hospital for treatment of what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries. Investigators believe the victim was targeted. No arrests have been made.
A Milwaukee Police motorcycle was struck by a car at N. 35th Street and W. North Avenue at about 11 a.m. on October 10. The officer was turning northbound onto 35th Street from eastbound on North Avenue when an eastbound car traveling in the westbound lanes sideswiped the motorcycle. The car, described as a black 4-door Nissan with tinted windows, continued eastbound on North Avenue after striking the motorcycle. The officer, a 43-year-old male with 18 years of service, is assigned to the Neighborhood Task Force. He was conveyed to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries and has since been released. Anyone with information on the striking auto is asked to call Milwaukee Police.
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