Police: Milwaukee records its sixth homicide this holiday weekend, 27-year-old man killed

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Milwaukee Police Department

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating a homicide that occurred on Sunday night, July 5th.

It happened in the 4300 block of N. 104th Street, shortly before 8:30 p.m.

Police say a 27-year-old man, identified as Jon Jones, was seated in a parked vehicle with a 25-year-old friend when they were approached by a group of unknown male subjects who fired shots into the vehicle.

Jones was struck, and the 25-year-old man fled the scene on foot. Police say that man wasn’t injured.

Jones was taken to the hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries.

Police are investigating.

Monitor FOX6 News and FOX6Now.com for updates.


  • Rev. Kevin Kohlmeier at All Faith Solid Foundation Church

    Our city is plagued by gun violence and our people have no regard for another humans life. I pray for divine intervention and I pray that God protects the innocent victims of these barbaric and hideous crimes. What is it that is so bad that it causes someone to be filled with so much hate and rage that they have no regard when it comes to the life of another human being?

  • Get A Clue

    Does anyone remember when both Barrett and Flynn stood in front or every television camera they could find and proclaimed they were responsible for crime reduction in Milwaukee? I now hope with 4 more years of Flynn this isn’t going to be a trend that continues. But Barrett loves this guy because Flynn was able to slash the police department budget. I sure hope the money was worth it Tom.

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