MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police released a surveillance photo of a suspect wanted in connection with a fatal shooting near 7th and Greenfield on the city's south side on Monday morning, October 31st. If you recognize the suspect pictured in this post, you're urged to call 414-935-7360.
The crime happened at Corona Jewelry -- a business that has been at 7th and Greenfield for years -- with never an incident.
Milwaukee police were called to the store Monday morning for a person shot in the chest. That person died a short time later.
Corona Jewelry buys gold and is a money transfer store.
"It's pretty well protected in there. It's glass and it's, some of it's fortified glass. which gives the owners some safeguards. I don't know the details of what happened, but it is a tragedy," said Milwaukee Alderman Jose Perez.
Perez said the business recently transferred ownership. He considered it a strong part of a vital commercial district.
"They've been here. They've been working for awhile and managing it. Finally had the business in their name," Perez said. "We've put a lot of work into the infrastructure around here to keep it safe and this is extremely unfortunate. And my heart goes out to the family."
An autopsy on the victim will be conducted on Tuesday.
Meanwhile -- if you recognize the suspect in this case, you're asked to call police.