Caught on surveillance: Possible suspects flee scene after crash, shots fired in Milwaukee neighborhood
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Police are searching for suspects after a neighborhood was riddled with bullets near the city's south side.
It was a hectic afternoon on Friday near Christ Lutheran Church. Kids were getting ready to go home when school officials heard loud noises from outside.
"I heard gun shots, 15 gun shots," said Robert Novak, a witness.
Several homes and cars were shot near Comstock and Greenfield. Just a few blocks down on 23rd, witnesses saw a car crashing into some barriers and into a tree. Surveillance video shows people who may be involved in the crime stumbling out of the car and taking off.
"Next person jumped out and the other one ran through my yard," said Novak.
This was around the time that kids at Christ Lutheran Church were getting out of school.
"There were students startled by it, teachers startled by it. The police came and really locked down the area," said Pastor Chad Walta at Christ Lutheran School.
School leaders kept the kids inside for about 25 minutes.
"Our teachers responded awesome. They kept the kids inside, we waited inside the building until police came," said Walta.
Alderman Bob Donovan spoke about the incident which happened in his district.
"That's frightening. That should concern everyone in this community but that's a challenge we're up against," Donovan said.
Donovan says police told him that the incidents appear to be related.
"We need to restore order in these neighborhoods and get these people behind bars where they belong instead of terrorizing these neighborhoods like this. These good people and they deserve better than this."
Milwaukee Police say no one was hurt and no suspects are in custody at this time.