More gun violence: One dead, three injured in three separate shooting incidents

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MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating three separate shooting incidents that occurred between Tuesday night, April 19th and Wednesday morning, April 20th. One person is dead and three others were injured as a result of the shootings.

Shooting near 10th and Burleigh

Shooting near 10th and Burleigh

The rash of violence started around 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 19th near 10th and Burleigh.

Police say a 26-year-old man, identified as Kirby Clark was shot while sitting in his vehicle. He was rushed to the hospital, where he later died.

A second victim, an 18-year-old Milwaukee man, was also shot during this same incident. He received a non-fatal gunshot wound. He was conveyed to theĀ hospital and is expected to survive.

Shooting near 23rd and Nash

Shooting near 23rd and Nash

The second shooting occurred around 10:30 p.m. near 7th and Burleigh. Police say a woman accidentally shot herself after a suspect forced his way into her home. We’re told the woman tried using her firearm to defend herself, and ended up shooting herself in the leg. She is recovering at the hospital.

Police say nothing was taken from the victim’s residence — and the investigation is ongoing.

Then around 12:30 a.m. a woman was shot near 23rd and Nash. We’re told she drove herself to the McDonald’s on 27th and Capitol to call police. She then drove herself to the hospital — where she is being treated for a non-life threatening injury.


  • Opinion8d

    Is this Lena Taylor’s pristine, no-crime neighborhood that some of this occurred?? The nerve of the police to be in the area……

  • Mark

    The Purge Milwaukee style. This isn’t your fathers purge where we wait and do all our dirty work one day a year. This is a new, in your face, 24/7, 365 days a year of kill your neighbor! Coming soon to a street near you!

  • societygoingdownthedrain

    Why are these shootings making news? The real news is a night without violence. Now that would be a headline!

    • Sheila Moyet

      It’s really sad to see what has happened to Milwaukee. I remember the time where I could take the bus in the evening to go shopping…not any more. Now you have to be locked in your house by dusk, and then you still aren’t safe from the bullets. Milwaukee has turned into one big cesspool of crime and violence. Yet the people still vote Barrett in office, so they must like it this way.

  • A yooper

    The legal system will not take the trash off of our streets. The MPD tries. Catch and release is not really a very good option. Just as well if they take out each other.

  • Sheila Moyet

    As usual the Ceasefire Sabbath did nothing. When are people going to realize that these thugs don’t give a crap about Barrett and his Sabbath. It’s going to take a lot more than empty speeches to change this crime and violence that is taking over the city.

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