Milwaukee police investigate fatal shooting near 39th & Locust

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MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating a homicide that occurred near N. 39th and Locust on Friday evening, September 18th.

Police say shortly after 5 p.m., a 28-year-old man from Milwaukee, was shot outside of a residence by an unknown suspect. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injury. The victim has been identified as Shavonta Johnson.

39th and Locust

39th and Locust

The circumstances surrounding this shooting remain under investigation.

Police have not released any more details at this time.

A vigil was held in Johnson’s honor on Wednesday, September 23rd.


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