44-year-old Derick Jenkins, Dominican H.S. basketball coach, shot & injured by man trying to rob him

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee police say a 44-year-old man was shot and injured in the 1800 block of N. 18th Street on Monday, December 8th.

Dominican High School’s athletic director tells FOX6 News the victim is an assistant varsity girls basketball coach at the school.

Sources tell FOX6 News Derick Jenkins went into his garage on Monday morning to let his dog out, and came across a man trying to rob him. The suspect shot Jenkins in the shoulder.

He is now recovering at home.

The school’s athletic director tells FOX6 News school officials’ thoughts and prayers are with Jenkins and his family.

Police say their investigation is ongoing. It is unclear whether anyone is in custody.