Police: 3 shot, injured in separate incidents in Milwaukee

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MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating three separate shooting incidents that happened Friday night, Aug, 31. Three people were injured as a result of the shootings.

The first shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. in the area of Fairmount and Hopkins.

Police say an ongoing conflict between two men grew into gunfire. The victim, a 49-year-old man, was shot during the conflict. He was treated at the scene and taken to the hospital.

Authorities are seeking a known suspect.

Shooting near Fairmount and Hopkins

Shooting near Fairmount and Hopkins

The second shooting happened near 77th and Hampton just before 9 p.m.

Police say the victim, a 22-year-old man, was standing near his vehicle when several people confronted him. The confrontation led to an argument and then escalated into gunshots being fired. The victim received a non-life threatening injury and was taken to the hospital.

Officials continue to seek suspects.

Shooting near 77th and Hampton

77th and Hampton

The third shooting happened less than a half hour later near 17th and Meinecke.

At around 9;15 p.m., officers found a 49-year-old man suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot would. The victim told authorities that he was in the area when he was confronted by a group of people. The confrontation quickly escalated and the victim was shot. He was later taken to the hospital.

Shooting near 17th and Meinecke

Shooting near 17th and Meinecke

The investigation for each of the shootings is ongoing.

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