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Police: 20-year-old man shot, killed while seated in vehicle near Burleigh and Richards

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MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office was called to the area near Burleigh Street and Richards Street for a shooting death Saturday morning, Oct. 18.

It happened around 6 a.m.

Police said a 20-year-old Milwaukee man was shot while seated in a vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

"I saw a person shoot like, three shots or whatever and run off," said John Williams, witness. "Next thing I know, the cops came to my house, knocking on my door, talking about someone in a car across the street dead."

As of Monday, Oct. 21, no one was in custody. An investigation was underway to determine the circumstances leading up to the fatal shooting.


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