Road rage incident: MCSO seeks help to locate man wanted after Highway 145 shooting

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) on Tuesday, Sept. 24 asked for help locating a man wanted for a road rage shooting incident that unfolded on Monday afternoon, Sept. 23 on Highway 145 at N. 91st Street.

MCSO officials said the shooting incident happened just before 3 p.m. Monday. The victim called to report the shooting when he arrived at his place of employment in Washington County. A deputy met with the victim at his place of employment and observed two bullet holes in the passenger side of the victim’s vehicle.

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Shots fired investigation on Highway 145

A news release said the victim stated he was driving northbound on Highway 145 in the center lane when the driver of a two-toned blue and purple Chevrolet Impala or Malibu cut him off and forced him into the right distress lane. The victim stated that he sped up and got into the middle lane, where he and the driver of the Chevrolet began to argue out of the window of their vehicles. The victim also stated he moved over to let the other vehicle pass him, at which time he heard two gunshots.

On Monday afternoon, sheriff’s deputies conducted a canvass of the highway which located evidence related to the investigation.

Shots fired investigation on Highway 145

On Tuesday, MCSO asked for help locating the man wanted in connection with this incident, described as black, about 35 years old, weighing approximately 160 pounds, with a short haircut, and beard described as “scruffy” or “patchy.” He was traveling with a woman, black, with braided hair. He was seen driving a blue and purple, 2005-2006 Chevrolet Impala or Malibu with no license plate, missing a driver’s side hub cap, and with a broken or missing Chevrolet emblem on the vehicle’s trunk.

If you have information related to this investigation, you are urged to call 414-278-4788 during normal business hours and ask for the Criminal Investigation Division (CID). After normal business hours, ask for the on-call detective supervisor or use the MCSO Mobile App to submit information anonymously.

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