Shooting closes I-43 SB; 19-year-old victim hospitalized after shooting near 8th and Keefe

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MILWAUKEE -- A shooting led to the closure of southbound I-43 at Keefe Avenue and Locust Street Monday night, Oct. 14, Milwaukee police confirmed.

Officials say the shooting happened on southbound I-43 near 8th and Keefe around 8:30 p.m. The shooting victim, 19, was taken to the hospital from a McDonald's restaurant near 9th and North Avenue. Police said the shooting victim's injuries were not life-threatening.

The closure took place just before 9:15 p.m., and the freeway was reopened by 11:30 p.m.

Police are seeking a known suspect.

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