Two fatal shootings on Mother's Day in Milwaukee


by Tiffany Shepherd

MILWAUKEE-- Milwaukee Police are investigating two homicides that happened on Mother's Day.

The first happened around 2:30 a.m. at Big C's Blues Lounge near 12th and Hadley.

Police said that the 47-year-old male victim had been arguing with the suspect. That altercation became physical.

The suspect left and returned with a handgun and shot the victim.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said that witnesses are cooperating with investigators.

There is currently no suspect in custody.

The second fatal shooting happened at 12:20 p.m. near 28th and Kilbourn.

Police said that they responded to the area for shots being fired.

They arrived and found a 33-year-old man who had been shot.

First reponders attempted life saving measures, but the man died at the scene.

The circumstances surrounding that shooting are still under investigation.



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