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Sheriff: 17-year-old boy in critical condition after shooting on basketball court at Dineen Park

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MILWAUKEE -- A 17-year-old boy was taken to the hospital in critical condition after a shooting at the basketball courts at Dineen Park Wednesday evening, May 20.

It happened just after 5 p.m. at the park near 67th Street and Vienna Avenue.

Sheriff's officials said Milwaukee police and Milwaukee County sheriff's deputies responded to 911 calls for a shooting at the park and found the 17-year-old boy with a gunshot wound.

A preliminary investigation revealed there were approximately 20 people in the area at the time.

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The investigation is being handled by the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office's Criminal Investigation Division.

Anyone with information on the shooter(s) was asked to please contact MCSO.

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