Archive for the ‘Shooting’ Category

Help Milwaukee Police Find Suspect Wanted in Shooting

April 16th, 2014 by milwaukeepolice

The Milwaukee Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a shooting. The incident happened in an alley behind a business in the 4700 block of W. Forest Home Avenue on March 22 at approximately 8:55 am. The suspect fired multiple rounds at the victim, a 22-year-old Milwaukee woman, as she sat in her vehicle.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 5’6”, 160 pounds, and between 25-35 years-old. He was last seen wearing a black waist-length jacket with a zipper, a gray shirt, black boot-cut type jeans, and black shoes. He was driving a 2005-2013 silver, four-door, Toyota Tacoma pick-up truck. The truck had an extended bed with a silver tonneau cover and a distinctive four-to-six inch white butterfly sticker on the rear window.

Two of the images below are of a similar style vehicle as described above. The third image is a composite sketch of the suspect. Anyone with information is asked to call Milwaukee Police at 414-935-7360.



Milwaukee Police Seek Shooting Suspect

March 18th, 2014 by milwaukeepolice

Milwaukee Police are asking the public to help identify a shooting suspect who is accused of shooting a victim in the 2600 block of N. 35th Street on February 26, 2014 at approximately 5:25 pm.

The suspect walked into a business and invited the victim outside to fight. As the victim opened the door to ext the business, the suspect fired a gun multiple times striking the victim.

The suspect is described as a black male, with light complexion, between 5’11”-6’ tall. He was last seen wearing a dark-colored pea coat, a hooded sweatshirt with gray and dark stripes on the hood, a white knit cap, and dark jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call Milwaukee Police at 414-935-7360.

ShotSpotter Technology Leads to Arrest

February 26th, 2014 by milwaukeepolice

Officers from District Three of the Milwaukee Police Department use ShotSpotter technology to locate a suspect who fired a gun in a north side Milwaukee neighborhood. The ShotSpotter system detected a shot being fired around 8:10 pm on February 18. As officers arrived on the scene, they noticed the suspect placing an object in the snow. Upon further inspection, officers found the .22 caliber gun in the snow as well as a box of ammunition in the suspect’s car. The suspect, 24-year-old Victor A. Spinks Jr. of Milwaukee, was taken into custody and has been charged by the Milwaukee County District Attorney with one count of Endangering Safety by Use of a Dangerous Weapon.

A system of sensors that documents and verifies the sound and location of gunfire makes up ShotSpotter. It is currently used in a three square mile area in Milwaukee with hopes to soon expand it to an even larger area.

Felon Arrested, Charged For Shooting Child

February 3rd, 2014 by milwaukeepolice

The Milwaukee County District Attorney has charged a 50-year-old Milwaukee felon for shooting and injuring his son. Milwaukee Police arrested Isom Brumfield Jr. following an incident at the Advance Auto Parts store at 4810 N. Teutonia Avenue on January 25. According to the criminal complaint, Brumfield reached into his pocket to pay for an item and removed a small handgun, placing it on the counter. When an employee asked him to put it away, Brumfield dropped it on the floor causing it to discharge and hitting his 7 year-old son in the leg. The child told his mother the truth about what had happened two days later and Brumfield was taken into custody. The child was treated and released at a local hospital for minor injuries.

Brumfield is a convicted felon with a previous conviction of Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver. He has been charged with Injury by Negligent Handling of a Dangerous Weapon and faces more than three years in prison if convicted.

Milwaukee Police are asking for the public to help identify three armed robbery suspects who robbed and shot an employee at Mother’s Foods at 2879 N. 16th Street on January 28, 2014 at 6:25 pm.

Three suspects entered the store and Suspect #3 remained at the door and kept watch. Suspect #1, armed with a pistol, confronted and pointed a gun at an employee and demanded he open a door. The employee raised his hands in the air and was shot by Suspect #1. That suspect the entered an enclosed area and stole money. Suspect #2 also displayed a handgun and possibly fired shots into the store as the group fled.

Suspect #1 is described as a white male, 5’10”-6’ tall, with a thin build. He was wearing a gray jacket, dark jeans, a black and white knit hat, and was armed with a semiautomatic pistol. Suspect #2 is described as a black male, 5’10”-6’ tall wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and gray pants and armed with a semiautomatic pistol. Suspect #3 is described as a black male, 6’ tall, and wearing all black.

Anyone with information is asked to call Milwaukee Police at 414-935-7360.

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