Police: 1 dead, 1 injured after double shooting near 27th & Hadley; suspects sought

Double shooting/homicide at 27th and Locust

Double shooting/homicide at 27th and Locust

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating a double shooting that occurred Wednesday evening, September 7th. One person died and one was injured as a result of the shooting. The shooting happened around 5:45 p.m. near 27th and Hadley on the city’s north side.

Police say the circumstances surrounding the shooting are unclear at this time. A preliminary investigation has revealed one of the victims may have been shot while inside of a vehicle.

Initial reports from Milwaukee police indicated that a 34-year-old man died from his injuries while en route to the hospital. However, police now say that victim was injured and continues to receive medical treatment at a local hospital.

A 24-year-old man, identified as Edward Lawson, was also shot. He was taken to the hospital — where he later died as a result of his injuries.

Double shooting/homicide at 27th and Hadley

Double shooting/homicide at 27th and Hadley

Milwaukee police are searching for suspects.

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