Archive for the ‘Shooting’ Category

MPD Investigates September 26 Shooting

September 26th, 2014 by milwaukeepolice

Milwaukee Police are investigating a shooting that happened in the 5700 block of N. 94th Street at about 12:20 p.m. on September 26. Two victims, a 23-year-old man and a 24-year-old man both from Milwaukee, were shot during what appears to be a robbery. One of the victims returned fire but likely did not strike either of the two the suspects. The victims drove themselves to a local hospital for treatment of what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries. Neither suspect is in custody and the investigation is ongoing.

Shooting Suspect Arrested With Help of Witness

September 26th, 2014 by milwaukeepolice

District Seven officers of the Milwaukee Police Department arrested a suspect believed to have fired shots outside of a home. Officers were dispatched to the 3700 block of N. 52nd Street at 11:40 a.m. on September 25. Officers found three shell casings in the roadway at the scene. A witness told officers he heard the shots and then saw a vehicle flee and officers quickly located it in the 7700 block of W. Capitol Drive. When the officers attempted to stop the vehicle, the driver fled on foot but was taken into custody in the 3900 block of N. 76th Street. A semi-automatic handgun was found inside the car. The suspect is a 19-year-old Milwaukee man. MPD will present the case to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the coming days.


Felon Arrested in Shooting Incident

August 28th, 2014 by milwaukeepolice

Officers from District Five of the Milwaukee Police Department arrested a convicted felon for his involvement in a shooting incident. Neighbors contacted police after shots were heard in the 3300 block of N. Palmer Street at about 9:15 p.m. on August 27. When officers arrived, they found several casings in a driveway and a bullet hole in a nearby vehicle. Officers stopped a vehicle in the 3200 block of N. Buffum Street and a passenger got out of the car and began to run away. Before being taken into custody, the suspect dropped a semi-automatic pistol. Officers found on the suspect a magazine to the firearm and nearly two grams of marijuana. During the investigation, the victim positively identified the suspect, a 29-year-old Milwaukee man and a convicted felon with a 2012 conviction on a drug offense. Milwaukee Police will present this case to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the coming days.

Officers Hear Gun Shots, Arrest Shooter

August 20th, 2014 by milwaukeepolice

A convicted felon is arrested by District Three officers from the Milwaukee Police Department after he fired shots outside of a north side home. Officers were patrolling the 2500 block of N. 35th Street at about 5:50 p.m. on August 19 when they heard multiple shots coming from an alley a block away. As they approached the area, the officers saw a man running away and dropping his semi-automatic handgun. He was taken into custody in the 2500 block of N. 34th Street. During the course of the investigation, it was determined that the suspect, a 27-year-old Milwaukee man, shot the gun in a yard and witnesses positively identified him. He is a convicted felon with convictions in 2005 and 2007 on drug-related charges and an arrest record dating back ten years. The Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office will consider charges in the coming days.


Suspects Arrested After Shots Fired at MPD Officers

August 15th, 2014 by milwaukeepolice

Five suspects are arrested after shots were fired at Milwaukee Police officers serving a search warrant. A team made up of the MPD Tactical Enforcement Unity, the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA), and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives were serving the warrant at approximately 1 p.m. on August 15 at a residence in the 4700 block of N. 30th Street. The purpose of the warrant was in connection with a drug dealing and firearm investigation. When officers attempted to gain entry into the residence, at least one shot was fired at them. The officers were not injured and did not fire their weapons. A male suspect was taken into custody for firing at the officers. Two other men and two women were taken into custody in relation to the drug investigation. MPD will present charges against the suspects to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the coming days.


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