Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week: Young father shot to death on Center Street

NOW: Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week: Young father shot to death on Center Street

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A young father walking down the street, shot to death on Milwaukee's north side.

Now, the community needs your help to find the suspect.

Investigators say 17-year-old Davonnie Turner Basey was walking down Center Street on April 18.

He was in the 4700 block when someone started shooting. Basey died at the scene.

Investigators believe Basey was not the target.

They say people in cars nearby were shooting at each other and the young father was caught in the crossfire.

"It seems like a lot of people want to solve their issues with guns," said MPD Detective Mike Washington. "There were a lot of 911 calls, it was a nice day. Nothing came from the 911 calls, people just pretty much heard gunshots."

If you know anything about this shooting, call Milwaukee Crime Stoppers at 414-224-8477.

You can also use the P3 Tips app.

If your tip leads to an arrest in this case, you'll get $1,000 cash.

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