Two people injured in separate overnight shootings


by Tiffany Shepherd

MILWAUKEE—Two people were injured in separate overnight shootings in Milwaukee.

Officers were called to the 3500 block of N. 6th St around 2:00 a.m.

That’s where a 21-year-old man was shot.

Police said that the victim was a passenger in a car that was squealing its tries and producing a significant amount of noise and smoke when he realized that he was shot.

He was taken to a local hospital for treatment and is expected to recover.

There are no suspects in custody at this time.

Then around 2:50 a.m. officers were called out to the 11700 block of W. Arrow St.

A 32-year-old man was gathered with several friends when a man rode up on a bicycle.

That 31-year-old man on the bicycle called the victim and his friend’s derogatory names and fired shots with a handgun.

The victim and his friends chased and caught up with the suspect and a fight ensued when the victim was shot.

The victim was treated at a local hospital for non life threatening injuries.

The suspect remained and the scene and was treated for injuries from the fight.



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