Police: 1 dead, 1 injured in separate shooting incidents in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating two separate shooting incidents reported Wednesday night, July 11 and Thursday morning, July 12. One person died and another was injured as a result of the shootings.
According to police, around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, July 11 a 23-year-old man walked into a hospital suffering from a gunshot injury. The victim stated that on July 8 at about 10 p.m., he was walking in the area of 32nd and Vliet when a suspect approached him, displayed a gun and tried to rob him.
The victim states that during the robbery, the suspect shot him.
At this time, it is unknown why the victim waited to initially report the shooting. The investigation is ongoing.
The second shooting happened around 1:15 a.m. Thursday, July 12 near 17th and Grant.
A preliminary investigation revealed a man was engaged in a physical fight with another individual when the suspect pulled out a gun and shot the victim. The victim, a man, received a serious gunshot injury. He was taken to a hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.
MPD continues to search for a suspect.