45-year-old man shot, injured after breaking into garage near 49th & Meinecke

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MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating a shooting that occurred early Monday morning, June 1st.

It happened near N. 49th Street and W. Meinecke Avenue around 5:40 a.m.

According to police, a 45-year-old Milwaukee man was shot by a 48-year-old Milwaukee man after the 45-year-old broke into the 48-year-old’s garage. The shooting victim was transported to the hospital for what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing.

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  • Josh B

    Criminal got what he had coming. Thats why im for the 2nd amendment. The home owner had every right too protect his property

      • Mark

        easy remedy to that. ‘ yes officer, it was absolutely self defense. The intruder something in his hand (chances are he did have something) that looked like a gun to me and as he raised his hand in my direction I shot him. Case closed.

      • Josh B

        The man had every right to protect his property, the mooching robber should get a job if he doesnt have one, and work for what he wants/needs. Dont take it from others

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