Police: 2 shot, injured in separate incidents in Milwaukee

Shooting near Cesar Chavez Drive and Mineral Street

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating two separate shooting incidents that happened late Tuesday night, July 4th and early Wednesday morning, July 5th.

The first shooting happened around 10:50 p.m. near Cesar Chavez Drive and Mineral Street.

When officers arrived on scene, they found a 37-year-old man suffering from a non-fatal gunshot wound. The initial investigation reveals that the victim became involved in a confrontation with another person. During the confrontation, the suspect shot the victim.

Shooting near Cesar Chavez Drive and Mineral Street

The victim was conveyed to a hospital by MFD. He is expected to survive his injuries.

Police say around 1:42 a.m.,  a 17-year-old boy walked into a hospital suffering from a non-fatal gunshot injury. Police say the victim is not being forthcoming regarding the events that led to the shooting.

MPD continues to investigate to determine a motive and a location for the shooting.

The victim is expected to survive his injuries.