Three men shot in two separate shooting incidents on city’s north side

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police say three men were shot in two separate shooting incidents late Thursday night, June 14th and early Friday morning on the city’s north side.

The first incident was a double shooting that occurred shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday near 37th and Townsend. Milwaukee police say a 32-year-old man and a 36-year-old man were sitting on a porch when they were approached and robbed by three suspects.

During the robbery both men were shot. The 32-year-old man was shot once in the foot. Officials say he is in stable condition. The 36-year-old man was shot several times and sustained life threatening injuries.

Police say both victims were transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital. Authorities say the 36-year-old victim’s condition worsened and he was transferred to Froedert Hospital.

The second shooting incident occurred near 5th and W. Vienna around 1:30 a.m. Friday. Police say a man was sitting in his vehicle when he was shot multiple times. Authorities say the man was rushed to Froedert Hospital with life threatening injuries.

There is no word on a motive in this case.

At this time officials have not indicated if there are any suspects in custody.

Milwaukee police say both shooting incidents remain under investigation.

Monitor FOX6 News and FOX6Now.com for updates on this developing story.

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