Violent start to Sunday: Three people injured in separate shootings; one an innocent passerby

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee police are investigating three shooting incidents that have occurred so far Sunday, August 10th.

The first occurred near 30th and W. Lisbon — shortly after 1:00 a.m. Sunday.

Police say a 25-year-old was shot in the leg.

That person suffered non life-threatening injuries.

Police do not have anyone in custody.

The second shooting occurred shortly before 2:15 a.m. — near 23rd and Locust.

Police say a 16-year-old boy was shot in the buttocks.

He is expected to survive.

He was taken to Children’s Hospital for treatment of his injury.

Police say they have a person of interest in custody in connection with this shooting.

The third shooting happened near 4th and McKinley.

Police say individuals in two separate cars were shooting at one another in this incident.

A person who was hit by the gunfire was not involved in the gun battle. We’re told that person was struck in the knee.

That person was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Police do not have anyone in custody.


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