Milwaukee Police investigate two early morning shootings


by Nakia Spencer

Milwaukee Police are investigating two unrelated shootings that happened in the early morning hours of January 1.
The first happened at about 3:45 a.m. in the 4700 block of N. 50th Street.  A 28-year-old Milwaukee man was shot during an altercation with a known suspect.

The victim drove himself to a friend's house after sustaining a non-life threatening gunshot wound.  Friends then drove the victim to a hospital where police were called.  

An arrest has been made and police are seeking additional suspects.
The second happened at about 5:30 a.m. in the 1400 block of S. 11th Street.  A 33-year-old Milwaukee man tells police that he was shot during a confrontation with an unknown suspect on the street.  

The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.  

There are no suspects in custody and the investigation is ongoing.



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