Violent Friday night, Saturday morning in Milwaukee: Six shot in three separate incidents
MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee police are investigating three separate shooting incidents that occurred late Friday night, August 8th and early Saturday morning, August 9th. Police say six people sustained injuries as a result of the shootings.
The first shooting incident occurred in the 2700 block of N. 23rd Street (23rd and Center) around 10:52 p.m.
According to police, a 27-year-old Milwaukee man suffered a non life-threatening gunshot wound during an ongoing neighborhood dispute.
He was taken to the hospital for treatment.
Police say there are currently no suspects in custody — and the incident remains under investigation.
The second shooting incident occurred in the 3000 block of N. 28th Street (28th and Chambers) around 11:43 p.m.
Police say officers on patrol in a marked squad car heard the sound of gunshots and located two shooting victims running from the scene. Police say two other victims were located in a parking lot of a nearby business.
The victims, a 19-year-old male and three 17-year-old females, were taken to the hospital for treatment of non life-threatening wounds.
While on scene, officers were able to identify a possible suspect who was arrested at a residence nearby.
The circumstances surrounding this shooting are still under investigation.
The third shooting incident occurred in the 4000 block of N. Fond du Lac Avenue (40th and Fond du Lac) around 1:10 a.m.
According to police, a 39-year-old West Allis woman suffered a single, non life-threatening gunshot wound during an armed robbery.
She was taken to the hospital by a friend for treatment.
Police say there are no suspects in custody — and the investigation into this matter is ongoing.