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Police: Man shot, killed at Vogel Park; 18th homicide in August

Fatal shooting near 87th and Lancaster in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are looking into what led up to a shooting that left one man dead on the city’s north side late Saturday night, Aug. 25.

At around 11:30 p.m., police were called to the scene in Vogel Park near 87th and Lancaster. Officers arrived to find Milwaukee County sheriff’s deputies performing CPR on an unconscious 31-year-old man.

Fatal shooting near 87th and Lancaster in Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Fire Department then arrived and took over CPR — but unfortunately, the man died at the scene from his injuries.

The circumstances leading up to the shooting are under investigation.

Fatal shooting near 87th and Lancaster in Milwaukee

This marks Milwaukee’s 18th homicide in August.