18 people killed in 15-day span in Milwaukee
Posted: May 16, 2022 11:44 AM CDT
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee is seeing unprecedented violence for another year in a row.
The Milwaukee County medical examiner reports there have been 18 homicides in 15 days.
The victims range in age from 14-52.
Eighteen homicides in 15 days. Ages range from 14 - 52.— Medical Examiner (@mkemedexamine) May 16, 2022
A total of 28 people were killed or injured in five shootings on Friday, May 13 -- including 17 people who were hurt in a mass shooting on Water Street. Police made ten arrests and seized several firearms.
Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson announced a two-day curfew for people 21 and under.
The youngest victim, 14-year-old Heavion Scott, was shot while hanging out with friends near 20th and Olive on May 11.