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Police: 2 shot, wounded after gunfight on Milwaukee’s north side

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MILWAUKEE -- Two people were shot and wounded in a gunfight at a parking lot on Milwaukee's north side early Saturday, December 31st.

Officials say an officer on patrol near 42nd and Burleigh came upon the gunfight shortly after 2:00 a.m. That officer immediately called for assistance and then took a 27-year-old armed suspect into custody. That suspect suffered non-fatal gunshot wounds and was taken to a hospital.

Milwaukee police investigate shooting incident near 42nd and Burleigh

Milwaukee police investigate shooting incident near 42nd and Burleigh

The second shooting suspect, 24 years old, was later arrested at a hospital.

In addition, two different citizens were arrested for battery to a police officer during the scene investigation.

Both shooting victims are expected to survive their injuries.

Milwaukee police investigate shooting incident near 42nd and Burleigh

Milwaukee police investigate shooting incident near 42nd and Burleigh

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