MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating three shooting incidents that occurred overnight Thursday, June 18th into Friday, June 19th.
The first shooting incident occurred around 11:00 p.m. Thursday, June 18th near 86th and Hampton.
Police say a 30-year-old Milwaukee man sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound after breaking into a vehicle. Officials say the man had broken into a vehicle and was attempting to the steal the stereo when he was spotted by the owner of the vehicle. The subject then produced a weapon and pointed it at the vehicle owner — who also produced a weapon and shot the subject.
The subject fled the area on foot. He later showed up at a local hospital suffering from a non-life threatening wound and was subsequently arrested by Milwaukee Police.
The owner of the vehicle, a 25-year-old man, was not injured. His actions will be reviewed by the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s office in the coming days.
The second shooting occurred around 11:20 p.m. in the area of 9th and Ring.
Police say a 29-year-old Milwaukee man was shot under circumstances which remain unclear at this time. He was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. Police say their investigation into this incident is ongoing.
Around 1:22 a.m. shots were fired near 36th and Locust. Police say a 22-year-old male victim from Milwaukee indicated that he was at a house party when he heard shots fired from outside. He then realized he had been shot and was transported to a local hospital by a friend, suffering from what appear to be a non-life threatening injury.
Police say their investigation into this incident is ongoing.