December 17th, 2014 by milwaukeepolice
A convicted felon is arrested by the Milwaukee Police Department following a shooting incident on Milwaukee’s North Side. Officers from MPD’s Neighborhood Task Force and District Five responded to the 3200 block of N. 24th Street at about 11:30 p.m. on December 16 for a report of a subject with a gun. Witnesses told police that the suspect fired a gunshot inside a home following a verbal altercation. No one inside the home was injured and the suspect fled on foot. A short time later, responding officers saw a suspect matching the description walking in the 3400 block of N. 24th Street and attempted to stop him. The suspect ran away and threw his gun to the ground. Following a short foot pursuit, the 34-year-old Milwaukee man was taken into custody. The suspect is a convicted felon with a 2005 felony aggravated battery conviction. MPD will present this case to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the coming days.
December 16th, 2014 by milwaukeepolice
Milwaukee Police are investigating a shooting that happened in the 5400 block of N. 40th Street shortly after 3 p.m. on December 16. A 20-year-old man was shot when a bullet was fired into a home. The victim was conveyed to a local hospital where he is being treated for what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries. There are no suspects in custody and the investigation is ongoing.
December 13th, 2014 by milwaukeepolice
Milwaukee Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened at about 10:55 a.m. on December 13 in the 4400 block of N. Green Bay Avenue. We are in the very early stages of the investigation but we have learned that two individuals were shot during an exchange of gunfire. A 24-year-old Milwaukee man died at the scene. A 42-year-old Milwaukee man was taken to the hospital for treatment of what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries. Our investigation continues.
December 12th, 2014 by milwaukeepolice
Milwaukee Police received a tip call the afternoon of December 12 that a homicide suspect was inside of a home in the 900 block of N. 24th Street. Officers approached the home at about 4:15 p.m. and, shortly after knocking on the door, heard the sound of a gunshot come from inside of the residence. Officers entered the home and found a male suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene. We will release additional information after the identity of the deceased is confirmed and family notifications are complete.
UPDATE: The homicide suspect who took his own life in the 900 block of N 24th Street has been identified as Anthony T Bradley. Bradley was being sought for the killing of his wife on December 5, 2014 in the 7800 block of W. Bender Avenue.
December 10th, 2014 by milwaukeepolice
The Milwaukee Police Department is investigating a homicide in the 2900 block of N. 29th Street shortly before 11:30 p.m. on December 9. A 23-year-old woman from Milwaukee was shot by a known suspect during a physical altercation. The victim was taken to a local hospital where she later died from her injuries. Milwaukee Police are currently searching for the suspect.
Milwaukee Police are investigating three unrelated shootings from overnight:
-A 41-year-old Milwaukee man was shot inside a residence in the 3900 block of N. 27th Street around 9:30 p.m. on December 9. The suspect was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The motive appears to be robbery and police continue to search for suspects.
-A 28-year-old Milwaukee man was shot outside a residence in the 4200 block of W. Lloyd Street shortly before 11:30 p.m. on December 9. The victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. A 32-year-old Milwaukee man who lived at the residence was arrested for the shooting.
-A 40-year-old Milwaukee man was shot inside a residence in the 8800 block of N. 95th Street around 12:00 a.m. on December 10. The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. There are no suspects in custody and our investigation continues.
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