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Milwaukee Police Investigate Three Unrelated Non-Life Threatening Shootings 12/5/18

The Milwaukee Police Department is investigating three unrelated non-life threatening shootings.


At about 6:30 pm two subjects were walking in the 3600 block of W. Villard when a suspect from a passing vehicle fired multiple gunshots at both individuals. One of the subjects, an 18 y/o male, was struck by the gunfire. The victim remained on the scene and was treated by the Milwaukee Fire Department. He was eventually conveyed to a local hospital. A motive for the shooting has not yet been determined.


At about 7:30 pm, a shooting victim walked into a local hospital suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim, a 14 y/o male and a friend were driving a stolen vehicle in the area of 2600 W. Legion Street. When the vehicle stopped, an unknown subject, who was on foot, confronted them. During the confrontation, the suspect fired several gunshots into the vehicle, striking the victim. After being shot, the victim drove away, but crashed into other cars in the area of 14th and Burnham St. He was eventually conveyed to a local hospital by motorist driving past the incident.


MPD continues to investigate the incident and search for a suspect. We are also conducting further investigation into the auto theft.


At about 9:45 pm, an 18 y/o male walked into a local hospital suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. Detectives determined that the victim was seated in a car with two other subjects when one of the subjects displayed a gun and tried to rob the victim. The victim was shot as he attempted to drive away. The victim’s car left the roadway and struck a tree in the area of 4681 N. 48th Street . Known associates conveyed the victim to a local hospital.


During the investigation, two possible suspects were identified and detained. They remain in custody while the investigation continues.