Two brothers, ages 8 and 9, shot near 26th and Concordia

NOW: Two brothers, ages 8 and 9, shot near 26th and Concordia

Updated: 5:21 a.m. on June 19, 2018

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Police say the shooting happened near 26th and Concordia around 8:35 p.m. on Monday.

Authorities say as gunshots were being fired, the car the boys were in was driving in the area and hit by the bullets.

The 8 and 9-year-old are being treated for non-life threatening injuries at a hospital.

The incident remains under investigation and authorities continue to search for a suspect.


Posted: 9:08 p.m. on June 18, 2018

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A shooting investigation is underway.

The Milwaukee Fire Department confirms that two children were taken to Children's Hospital following a shooting near 28th and Townsend.

Police say that the two children were brothers, ages 8 and 9. 

It happened shortly before 9 p.m. on Monday.

The brothers are being treated for what police say are non-life threatening injuries.

Milwaukee Police are on scene investigating. The two boys were in a car when they were shot. It's unknown if they were caught in the crossfire or if the vehicle they were in was targeted, Milwaukee Police say.

CBS 58 News has a crew on scene and will bring you updates as they become available.

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

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