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Shooting near 57th & Oklahoma, Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police say a 50-year-old man was shot while being robbed on Thursday evening, December 22nd. This incident happened in the neighborhood near 57th and Oklahoma on the city’s southwest side.

Officials say the victim was being robbed around 5:30 p.m. when the assailant shot him at least once.

The victim was treated on scene by the Milwaukee Fire Department. He was taken to a hospital where he is being treated and expected to survive his gunshot injuries.

MPD is searching for the suspect in the incident.

Monitor FOX6 News and FOX6Now.com for updates on this developing story.

Shooting near 57th & Oklahoma, Milwaukee

Shooting near 57th & Oklahoma, Milwaukee

2 comments

  • Dan Scherbert

    It’s one of the few ATMs that don’t charge a fee. This neighborhood has really gone down hill. 43 year resident speaking. Maybe it’s time to get out.

    • Gary Hamilton

      It’s so sad what Barrett , Flynn, Chisholm, and the far left judges have let happen to this city Dan. If you are able definitely move out. I live south of Howard Ave on the same number streets. Because of Obama’s recession my home is worth less than what I owe. I imagine I will foreclose in about five years and move out of Milwaukee County all together. By that time this whole city will be a ghetto and homes worth maybe $20,000.00 I am happy Trump got elected. I think he will do great things for America. But Milwaukee is run by the far left so it can not survive. I am 52 years old and have lived here all my life except the time I was in the Air Force. It was once such a beautiful city with such a great history, now it is just terrible as every year we learn it is in the top ten most violent cities in the United States of America per capita.

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