Violent Friday night, Saturday morning in Milwaukee: Six shot in three separate incidents

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee police are investigating three separate shooting incidents that occurred late Friday night, August 8th and early Saturday morning, August 9th. Police say six people sustained injuries as a result of the shootings.

The first shooting incident occurred in the 2700 block of N. 23rd Street (23rd and Center) around 10:52 p.m.

23rd street shooting

23rd and Center shooting scene

According to police, a 27-year-old Milwaukee man suffered a non life-threatening gunshot wound during an ongoing neighborhood dispute.

He was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Police say there are currently no suspects in custody — and the incident remains under investigation.

The second shooting incident occurred in the 3000 block of N. 28th Street (28th and Chambers) around 11:43 p.m.

28th Street shooting scene

28th Street shooting scene

Police say officers on patrol in a marked squad car heard the sound of gunshots and located two shooting victims running from the scene. Police say two other victims were located in a parking lot of a nearby business.

The victims, a 19-year-old male and three 17-year-old females, were taken to the hospital for treatment of non life-threatening wounds.

While on scene, officers were able to identify a possible suspect who was arrested at a residence nearby.

The circumstances surrounding this shooting are still under investigation.

The third shooting incident occurred in the 4000 block of N. Fond du Lac Avenue (40th and Fond du Lac) around 1:10 a.m.

According to police, a 39-year-old West Allis woman suffered a single, non life-threatening gunshot wound during an armed robbery.

She was taken to the hospital by a friend for treatment.

Police say there are no suspects in custody — and the investigation into this matter is ongoing.

9 comments

  • james

    Getto Milwaukee, such a sad place to live, good people lock themselves inside their homes at night, Liberal judges won’t lock anyone up-it’s a complete joke, no leaders running the show in Milwaukee, Tom Barrett, PLEASE just step down.

    • 2econd

      yea but wait, Barrett is beatin on employers doors to get these thugs jobs, cant believe its not working!

  • Lone ranger

    put down the gun’s!!!!! We need stricter gun laws for concealed carry permit holders. If only people were not able to obtain conceal carry permit’s none of this would be happening! After all thugs are good hearted people it’s just those blasted gun’s that all the good people are going around and firing away.

    • 2econd

      “put down the gun’s!!!!! We need stricter gun laws for concealed carry permit holders. If only people were not able to obtain conceal carry permit’s none of this would be happening!” unfortunately this is the way the liberals actually think, pretty scary…

  • mary

    SO MANY HATERS, JEALOUS HEARTED PEOPLE N THIS WORLD SO SAD, THIS IS GOD TURF BELIEVE THAT.
    WE NEED- DEATH PENALTY- HERE LEGAL INJECTION, THATS NOT FAIR FOR PEOPLE TO KILL INNOCECT PEOPLE DO 3 TO 5 YEARS GET OUT N ACT LIKE THEY HAVENT DID NOTHING.I DONT CARE WHO IT IS
    WRONG IS WRONG. EVERYONE LOVE SOMEONETHATS NOT RIGHT.PLEASE PEOPLE STOP THE VIOLENCE. MEB.

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