Man shot during drug transaction on North 45th Street
A 19-year-old man from Milwaukee was shot during a drug transaction around 5:40 PM on September 7 in the 2900 block of N. 45th Street.
After the shooting, the suspect was observed by officers fleeing the scene in a vehicle.
The suspect was stopped and arrested a short distance from the scene. A pistol believed to have been used in the shooting and a large amount of drugs were recovered from the suspect’s vehicle.
The victim was transported to a local hospital for what is believed to be a non-life threatening injury and our investigation into this incident is ongoing.