Community leaders call on young adults to stop the violence
Milwaukee Police have arrested four suspects connected to the homicides from Memorial Day weekend. Investigators are still looking for three suspects in non-fatal shooting incidents.
Chief Flynn said three out of the four suspects they arrested turned out to be felons with extensive criminal records. This weekend alone, there were 15 shootings that left four dead and injured 15.
"It's the same circumstance that plagues our city year after year which is heavily armed offenders with extensive records," said Chief Ed Flynn.
Flynn wants a more thoughtful approach to sanctions for gun offenders.
The community is also stepping up to end gun violence. On Tuesday, dozens gathered at the corner of Teutonia and Hampton Avenue. It's the same place 24 year-old Teresa Wade was shot in her car at a gas station.
Community leaders are calling on young people to stop the violence.
"We got to teach our young adults that it's not worth your life." said State Senator Lena Taylor.