MPD: 2 injured after double shooting near 27th and Lincoln Creek Parkway

Updated: 08/29/2021 01:27 PM

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee police are investigating a double shooting that happened near 27th and Lincoln Creek Parkway on Sunday, Aug. 29.

Police say the victims were in a vehicle when a suspect approached in another vehicle and fired several shots, striking them, around noon.

A 23-year-old Milwaukee man and a 24-year-old Milwaukee man sustained serious injuries.

Police say they were taken to a local hospital for treatment. 

A person who lives in the neighborhood says shootings happen all the time there. 

"It was pretty sad because I lost a cousin recently because of the same thing so it was pretty terrible," Witness Faith Robertson said. "And it's pretty much a common thing in this type of neighborhood."

Police are seeking a known suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Milwaukee Police at (414) 935-7360 or Crime Stoppers at (414) 224-Tips or P3 Tips App to remain anonymous.

Published: 08/29/2021 12:41 PM

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee Fire Department (MFD) said two people were shot near 27th and Villard on Sunday, Aug. 29.

It happened around 12:30 p.m.

The two victims were transported to the hospital.

This is a developing story and will be updated. 

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