Police: Woman fatally shot after minor crash near 51st and Capitol

MILWAUKEE — A 46-year-old woman was killed when a minor crash turned violent near 51st and Capitol Friday, Aug. 30.

Police said the crash happened around 5:15 p.m.

A passenger in the vehicle that was hit got out and confronted the driver of the striking vehicle. Words were exchanged, and police said the driver of the striking vehicle pulled out a firearm and shot the passenger of the vehicle that was hit.

The shooter fled the scene, and witnesses drove the victim to a hospital. Life-saving measures were performed, but she died as a result of her injuries.

The investigation was ongoing, and police were seeking the shooter.

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