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Police: 4 shot in 6.5-hour span in Milwaukee, 1 killed

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MILWAUKEE -- Four people were shot in separate incidents in six and a half hours Sunday night, Feb. 16 into Monday morning, Feb. 17, and one died at the hospital.

The first shooting happened at 9:11 p.m. near 20th Street and Keefe Avenue.

According to police, a 23-year-old man was shot while inside a residence after an argument with the shooter. He reportedly tried to break up a fight between family members when he was shot in the back. Family said he was a father who loved his kids. He died at the hospital.

"He was...let's just say he was a family man," said Danny Banks, the victim's brother. "He always looked out for his priorities, and what was important to him."

Police said this was upgraded to a homicide investigation -- the shooter sought.

Shooting near 20th and Keefe in Milwaukee

The second shooting happened at 10:40 p.m. near 19th Street and North Avenue.

Police said a 33-year-old man was shot by a known individual, but the circumstances surrounding the shooting were under investigation. The victim was transported to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

A 28-year-old woman was arrested.

The third shooting happened at 2:20 a.m. near Holton Street and Townsend Street.

Police said a 25-year-old man was shot during circumstances that were under investigation. The victim was transported to a hospital for treatment.
Police were seeking the shooter.

The fourth incident happened at 9th Street and Windlake Avenue at 3:45 a.m. Police said a 58-year-old woman was grazed by a bullet that entered her bedroom from outside the home.

The victim received medical treatment on the scene.

Police were seeking the shooter.

Anyone with any information should contact Milwaukee police at 414-935-7360 or Crime Stoppers 414-224-TIPS.

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