UPDATE: West Allis Police identify fatal shooting victim
Updated: 4:00 p.m. on June 17, 2019
WEST ALLIS, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Police say the West Allis shooting victim has been identified as 17-year-old Donavagn L. Swanagan.
Authorities say the incident stemmed from an altercation between parties that knew each other.
West Allis Police Department is currently searching for known suspects.
Updated: 12:00 p.m. on June 14, 2019
WEST ALLIS, Wis. (CBS 58) -- An investigation is underway after a deadly shooting early Friday morning.
What neighbors describe as a typically quiet block of 56th and Greenfield on the border of West Allis and West Milwaukee turned violent around 1:15 a.m. Friday.
"I woke up to the sounds of four gunshots and I heard some yelling along with the gunshots and immediately after that I looked out my bedroom window, I saw a dark colored SUV trying to peel out," witness Amanda Johnson said.
"I heard a male yell. Just one single shout. That's what woke me up and then within a couple seconds I heard a shot and then about a two-second delay and then, and then pop, pop, pop, three more shots," another neighbor Byron Hoaglan said.
Amanda Johnson says investigators told her after the boy was shot he walked across the street near her home.
"Based on his blood pattern he made his way across the street and I think that's where he went down."
From her window, Johnson says she saw the boy take his last breaths.
"I actually said out loud, 'Oh my God, I think someone just got shot outside my house' and it hadn't really processed until I saw them giving CPR," Johnson said.
The early morning violence has neighbors now on edge in a place where they usually feel safe.
"It's scary to see what the neighborhood is becoming," Brandon Kerwin said.
"That's pretty shocking to hear that someone has been shot to death, yes," Robert Horning said.
West Allis Police say they are still searching for the shooting suspect and have not identified the victim yet.
Updated: 5:36 a.m. on June 14, 2019
MILWAUKEE COUNTY (CBS 58) – The West Allis Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early Friday morning.
Authorities say the person was shot near 56th and Greenfield around 1:13 a.m. The victim died on the scene.
Police say no one is in custody.
Posted: 5:10 a.m. on June 14, 2019
MILWAUKEE COUNTY (CBS 58) – The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office was called out to the scene of a deadly shooting near the West Allis and West Milwaukee border Friday morning.
Authorities say the shooting happened shortly after 1 a.m. near 56th and Greenfield.
One man tells CBS 58 he heard the incident unfold.
“I heard a male yell, just one single shout, that’s what woke me up,” Byron Hoaglan said. “Then within a couple of seconds, I heard a shot about a two second delay and the pop, pop, pop three more shots.”
Both the West Allis and West Milwaukee Police Departments are responding to the scene.