6 years ago

Overnight Shootings

Several shootings occurred overnight. Below is a summary, including the context of those incidents:

At approximately 5:30 p.m., a 17-year-old male was shot to the right foot by a known suspect who is also 17 years old.  The incident occurred on a porch in the 3200 block of N. 45th St.  Early investigation by District 7 officers and detectives revealed that there had been an ongoing feud for at least the past several days.

Officers arrested a suspect in the incident.

At approximately 6:25 p.m., a double shooting occurred in the 3600 block of W. Galena.  A 21-year-old male sustained a gunshot wound to the left knee and a 29-year-old victim sustained a gunshot wound to the right bicep and abdomen areas.  The victims are brothers and both have open warrants for their arrest.  A lone suspect, who was possibly armed with a large-caliber revolver, fired several shots at the victims while they were seated in a minivan.  Their injuries are not believed to be life threatening.  District 3 officers and detectives are investigating. The suspect is not yet known.

At about 1:45 a.m. Sunday, a 25-year-old male victim of a shooting was driven by an acquaintance to a local hospital. He sustained a gunshot graze wound to the head.  His injury is not life-threatening.  Officers from District 5  and detectives are searching for a scene, attempting to discover suspect information and motive.  The victim has a violent and extensive arrest record with the Milwaukee Police Department.

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