Confrontation leads to gunfire
In what is described as a confrontation between two individuals lead to gunfire and the wounding of a Milwaukee woman Thursday night. According to the Milwaukee Police Department, the confrontation occurred in grocery store near W Fond du Lac and W Hampton Avenues around 7 PM Thursday. During the incident, one of the subjects produced a handgun and fired shots striking a 47-year-old woman. She was taken to a local hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening gunshot wound.
Around 10:10 Thursday night, a 24-year-old Milwaukee man was shot while on the street near N 63rd Street and W Florist Avenue. According to the Milwaukee Police, the man was walking to his car when he was approached by another individual. The suspect then produced a gun and for some unknown reason, shot the victim. The Milwaukee Fire Department transported the victim to the hospital for treatment of what is believed to be non-life threatening injuries.
The MPD is searching for the suspects in both of the shootings.