Police: 4 shot, injured in separate incidents across Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating multiple shootings that took place across Milwaukee Friday night, Sept. 7 and early Saturday morning, Sept. 8. Four people were injured as a result.
The first shooting happened around 7:45 p.m. on Friday near 14th and Greenfield.
According to police, officers found a 23-year-old man with a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The victim told police he was walking in the area when multiple gunshots were fired. He then felt pain and realized he was shot. Crews with the Milwaukee Fire Department treated him and took him to the hospital.
The shooting is under investigation and police continue to search for a suspect.
The second shooting was on Friday night, just after 10 p.m. near 41st and Garfield.
Police say the victim, a 31-year-old man, was involved in an argument with a group of men. That’s when someone from the group began firing gunshots. The victim received a non-fatal gunshot wound and was taken to the hospital by family members.
Milwaukee police are searching for a suspect and the investigation is ongoing.
The third shooting happened near 47th and Hope early Saturday morning, at around 12:40 a.m.
Officials say a 27-year-old man was beating up another man when a third person pulled out a gun and shot the 27-year-old. The shooting victim was treated at the scene and taken to the hospital.
The fourth shooting happened around 2:30 a.m. Saturday near 38th and North.
According to police, a 26-year-old man walked into a local hospital with a non-fatal gunshot wound.
The investigation revealed that the victim was walking in the area when multiple gunshots were fired at him. The victim felt pain and then realized he was shot. He was taken to the hospital by a friend.
MPD continues to investigate and look for suspects.