Milwaukee police investigate five separate shootings

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee police are investigating four separate shooting incidents that occurred on Saturday, December 28th during the late afternoon and early evening hours.

Around 4:30 p.m. a 48-year-old man walked into an area hospital with a minor gunshot wound. The man claimed he was shot during an attempted robbery in the 2200 block of N. 35th St, however the man was highly intoxicated and has been uncooperative with authorities. Officers say the man has also given inconsistent statements about the incident.

A witness of the incident informed officers the shooting occurred around 3:30 p.m. in the 2900 block of W. North Ave.

At approximately 4:40 p.m., a 21-year-old man was shot while sitting in a car in the 5100 block of N. 60th St. after an argument with a known person outside his vehicle. At least one accomplice of the person involved in the argument fired shots, striking the victim. The man’s injuries were non-life threatening.

Just before 6:00 p.m., a 41-year-old man was shot and seriously injured inside a business in the 3700 block of W. North Ave. Police are still investigating the circumstances leading up to the shooting.

At approximately 6:20 p.m., a 17-year-old boy was shot inside a residence in the 2400 block of N. 5th Pl. He suffered non-life threatening injuries. Police are still investigating this incident.

A fifth shooting occurred around 9:40 p.m. in the 1200 block of W. Wright. A 48-year-old man was shot as he attempted to run from an armed robbery of another victim. The robbery victim was not injured. The shooting victim sustained non-life threatening injuries.

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