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UPDATE: 32-year-old woman shot and killed near 12th and Keefe Wednesday may have been robbery suspect

UPDATE: 32-year-old woman shot and killed near 12th and Keefe Wednesday may have been robbery suspect

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Updated: 6:18 a.m. December 28, 2018

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A 75-year-old man has been arrested in Milwaukee after fatally shooting a woman who may have been trying to rob him.

Police responded to a report of a shooting on the city's north side Wednesday evening and found a 32-year-old woman with gunshot wounds. She died at the scene.

The 95-year-old mother of the man says her son was being attacked by three people on their front porch and that they were going through his pockets. The mother, Hazel Kendryx, says she took a handgun outside, but was too weak to shoot it, so she handed it to her son who fired the weapon, striking the woman who died.

Police arrested Henry Bell, who has not been charged, as well as the two others accused of attacking him.

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Updated: 5:15 a.m. on December 27, 2018

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Police say a 32-year-old woman is dead after being shot Wednesday evening near 12th and Keefe.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found the victim suffering from a serious gunshot wound. Lifesaving efforts were performed but the victim did not survive. 

A preliminary investigation shows a robbery may be the motive behind the shooting. An investigation is ongoing and a person of interest is being detained.

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Posted: 8:06 p.m. on December 26, 2018

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner is currently investigating a homicide near 12th and Finn.

It happened around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

The Milwaukee Fire Department confirms that a someone was shot in that area.

Police have not released any information yet on what led up to the shooting.

Stay with CBS 58 News for more information on this developing story. 

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