On Saturday, January 4, 2020, at approximately 7:50 p.m., the Milwaukee Police Department responded to a shooting on the 6100 Block of West Birch St. Upon arrival officers found a 12 year old Milwaukee female suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. Minutes later a 13-year-old Milwaukee male was found also suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. Officers immediately applied first aide to both victims. Both are being treated at a local hospital. Preliminary investigation indicates both victims were with a group of juveniles throwing snowballs at cars passing by. One of the snowballs struck a white Toyota, no further description, and the driver of the auto fired shots into the group of kids striking the two victims. The Milwaukee Police are requesting assistance with any information regarding this incident. Any information, please call the Milwaukee Police Department at 414-935-7360, or call Milwaukee Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS.
On Saturday, January 4, 2020, at 12:48 AM the Milwaukee Police Department responded to the report of a shooting in the 9300 block of W. Appleton Ave. Upon arrival officers located a 21-year old Milwaukee man who sustained a serious gunshot wound and a 24-year old Milwaukee man who had been battered. The shooting victim was transported to a local hospital and is in critical condition. The battery victim is being treated at an area hospital as well. The circumstances leading up to the shooting are currently under investigation. At this time no arrests have been made. If anyone has any information, they are asked to call Milwaukee Police at 414-935-7360 or Milwaukee Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS.