Police investigate death of man after crash near 49th & Hampton

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee police are investigating the death of a 30-year-old Milwaukee man after his vehicle crashed into the side of an apartment building early Wednesday morning, April 10th. Police say the man was shot.

The incident occurred near 49th and Hampton shortly after 1 a.m.

According to witnesses, Eric Madison was driving erratically prior to crossing the median on Hampton and crashing into the side of an apartment building.

When police arrived on the scene they found Madison dead from a gunshot wound. It is unclear at this time whether Madison was shot while seated in the vehicle or before entering the vehicle.

Milwaukee police are investigating the incident as a homicide.