Milwaukee police investigate two Saturday shootings


by Tiffany Shepherd

MILWAUKEE-- The Milwaukee Police Department is investigating two Saturday shootings.

The first happened around 8:00 a.m. near 76th Street and Layton.

Police said that a 47-year-old male was sitting with a friend when a black SUV stopped in front of them and a suspect in the vehicle shot him once.

The suspect then exited the vehicle and demanded the victim's cell phone, and when the victim fled, he was shot again.

The victim suffered a gunshot wound to his buttocks and left foot.

Police said that the victim did not report the shooting for more than four hours and that some questions remain regarding the details of the incident.

Police are seeking a named witness and suspects.

At 11:50 a.m. police responded to a shooting near 84th St and Mill Road.

Police said that preliminary investigation indicates that the incident was the result of a dispute over a drug debt.

A 22-year-old male victim owed the suspect money and when confronted, the suspect ordered an unknown male accomplice to shot the victim in the leg.

The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the left thigh.

Police said that they are seeking the suspect, an unknown accomplice and an unknown female that was present for the shooting.




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